a combining form representing medical in compound words: medicolegal.

Origin of medico-

combining form representing Latin medicus of, pertaining to healing; see medical Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for medico-


combining form

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Word Origin and History for medico-

used as a comb. form of Latin medicus (see medical (adj.)).

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medico- in Medicine



Medical science:medicolegal.
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