gamo-


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

Nearby words

  1. gammon,
  2. gammopathy,
  3. gammy,
  4. gamna's disease,
  5. gamna-gandy bodies,
  6. gamogenesis,
  7. gamogenetic,
  8. gamone,
  9. gamopetalous,
  10. gamophyllous

Origin of gamo-

combining form representing Greek gámos marriage

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British Dictionary definitions for gamo-

gamo-

before a vowel gam-

combining form

indicating sexual union or reproductiongamogenesis
united or fusedgamopetalous

Word Origin for gamo-

from Greek gamos marriage

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Medicine definitions for gamo-

gamo-

pref.

Sexual:gamogenesis.

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