electro

[ ih-lek-troh ]
/ ɪˈlɛk troʊ /

noun, plural e·lec·tros.

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Origin of electro

by shortening

Definition for electro (2 of 2)

electro-

a combining form representing electric or electricity in compound words: electromagnetic.
Also especially before a vowel, electr-.

Origin of electro-

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British Dictionary definitions for electro (1 of 2)

electro
/ (ɪˈlɛktrəʊ) /

noun plural -tros

British Dictionary definitions for electro (2 of 2)

electro-

sometimes before a vowel electr-


combining form

electric or electricallyelectrocardiograph; electrocute
electrolyticelectroanalysis

Word Origin for electro-

from New Latin, from Latin ēlectrum amber, from Greek ēlektron
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Medical definitions for electro

electro-

pref.

Electricity; electric; electrically:electrocautery.
Electron:electronegative.
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