a combining form representing metal in compound words: metallography.
Also metalli-; especially before a vowel, metall-.

Origin of metallo-

< Greek, combining form of métallon Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for metallo-


combining form

denoting metalmetallography; metalloid; metallurgy

Word Origin for metallo-

from Greek metallon
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Medicine definitions for metallo-



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