a combining form meaning “cycle,” used in the formation of compound words: cyclohexane.
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Also especially before a vowel, cycl-.
Origin of cyclo-
< Greek kyklo-, combining form of kýklos circle, ring; cognate with Sanskrit cakra, wheel
Words nearby cyclo-
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British Dictionary definitions for cyclo-
before a vowel cycl-
indicating a circle or ringcyclotron
denoting a cyclic compoundcyclohexane
Word Origin for cyclo-
from Greek kuklos cycle
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Medical definitions for cyclo-
A cyclic compound:cyclopeptide.
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