ergo-

1

a combining form meaning “work”: ergograph.

Nearby words

  1. ergastoplasm,
  2. ergate,
  3. ergative,
  4. ergatocracy,
  5. ergo,
  6. ergocalciferol,
  7. ergodic,
  8. ergograph,
  9. ergographic,
  10. ergometer

Also especially before a vowel, erg-.

Origin of ergo-

1
combining form representing Greek érgon

ergo-

2

a combining form of ergot: ergotoxine.

Origin of ergo-

2
From French

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Medicine definitions for ergo-

ergo-

pref.

Work:ergometer.

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