a combining form meaning “second or secondary; second in order”, used in the formation of compound words: deutoplasm.

Nearby words

  1. deuteronomy,
  2. deuteropathy,
  3. deuteroplasm,
  4. deuterostome,
  5. deuterotoky,
  6. deuton,
  7. deutoplasm,
  8. deutsch,
  9. deutsch, babette,
  10. deutsche mark

Also especially before a vowel, deut-. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for deuto-



Second; secondary:deutoplasm.

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