a combining form meaning “single,” “simple,” used in the formation of compound words: haplology.
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Also especially before a vowel, hapl-.
Origin of haplo-
<Greek, combining form of haplóos single, simple; akin to Latin simplex
Words nearby haplo-
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British Dictionary definitions for haplo-
before a vowel hapl-
single or simplehaplology; haplosis
Word Origin for haplo-
from Greek haplous simple
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Medical definitions for haplo-
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