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  1. a combining form representing magnetic or magnetism in compound words: magnetochemistry.
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Also especially before a vowel, magnet-.
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British Dictionary definitions for magneto-


combining form
  1. indicating magnetism or magnetic propertiesmagnetosphere
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Word Origin and History for magneto-

word-forming element meaning "magnetic, magnetism," from Greek magneto-, combining form of magnes (see magnet).

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