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

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Origin of ento-

Combining form representing Greek entós
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British Dictionary definitions for ento-

ento-

combining form

inside; withinentoderm

Word Origin for ento-

New Latin, from Greek entos within
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Medical definitions for ento-

ento-

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Inside; within:entozoon.
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