cteno-


a combining form meaning “comb,” used in the formation of compound words: Ctenophora.

Nearby words

  1. cta,
  2. ctc,
  3. cte,
  4. ctenidium,
  5. ctenizid,
  6. ctenocephalides,
  7. ctenoid,
  8. ctenophora,
  9. ctenophoran,
  10. ctenophore

Origin of cteno-

< Greek kteno-, combining form of kteís comb (genitive ktenós)

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