a combining form meaning “whole,” “entire,” used in the formation of compound words: holomorphic.

Origin of holo-

< Greek, combining form of hólos
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British Dictionary definitions for holo-


before a vowel hol-

combining form

whole or whollyholograph; holotype; Holarctic

Word Origin for holo-

from Greek holos
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Medicine definitions for holo-



Whole; entirely:holoblastic.
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