variant of mechano- before a vowel.
Definition for mechan- (2 of 2)
a combining form representing machine or mechanical in compound words: mechanoreceptor.
Also especially before a vowel, mechan-.
Origin of mechano-
< Greek mēchano-, combining form representing mēchanḗ; see machine
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