before a vowel mycet-
Word Origin for myceto-
Words nearby myceto-
WORDS THAT USE MYCETO-
What does myceto- mean?
What are variants of myceto-?
When combined with words or word elements that begin with a vowel, myceto- becomes mycet-, as in mycetoma. Similar combining forms used like suffixes include -mycete and -mycetes. Want to learn more? Check out our Words That Use entries for both -mycete and -mycetes.
Examples of myceto-
An example of a scientific term that features the form myceto- is mycetophagous, meaning “feeding on fungi.”
While myceto- means “fungus,” -phagous means “feeding on,” from Greek -phagos. Mycetophagous literally translates to “feeding on fungus.”
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