a combining form meaning “part,” “partial,” used in the formation of compound words: merogony.

Origin of mero-

From the Greek word méros part Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

British Dictionary definitions for mero-


combining form

part or partialmerocrine

Word Origin for mero-

from Greek meros part, share
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Medical definitions for mero-



Part; segment:merogenesis.
Partial; partially:meromelia.
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