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  1. a combining form meaning “joined, united,” “joining, union,” used in the formation of compound words: gamopetalous.
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Origin of gamo-

combining form representing Greek gámos marriage
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British Dictionary definitions for gamo-


before a vowel gam-

combining form
  1. indicating sexual union or reproductiongamogenesis
  2. united or fusedgamopetalous
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Word Origin for gamo-

from Greek gamos marriage
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gamo- in Medicine


  1. Sexual:gamogenesis.
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