a combining form meaning “similar,” used in the formation of compound words: homeostatic.
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Origin of homeo-
<Greek homoio-, combining form of hómoios similar, like
Words nearby homeo-
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British Dictionary definitions for homeo-
homoeo- or homoio-
like or similarhomeomorphism
Word Origin for homeo-
from Latin homoeo-, from Greek homoio-, from homos same
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Medical definitions for homeo-
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