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a combining form meaning “middle,” used in the formation of compound words: mesocephalic.

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Origin of meso-

Combining form representing Greek mésos middle, in the middle; akin to Latin medius;see mid1
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British Dictionary definitions for meso-

meso-

before a vowel mes-


combining form

middle or intermediatemesomorph

Word Origin for meso-

from Greek misos middle
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Medical definitions for meso-

meso-

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In the middle; middle:mesoderm.
Intermediate:mesomere.
Mesentery:mesoileum.
Characterizing a superimposable isomer:meso-2,3-dichlorobutane.
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