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a combining form meaning “mucus” or “slime,” used in the formation of compound words: myxoneurosis.

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Also especially before a vowel, myx-.

Origin of myxo-

Combining form representing Greek mýxa
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British Dictionary definitions for myxo- (1 of 2)

myxo
/ (ˈmɪksəʊ) /

noun

Australian slang short for myxomatosis

British Dictionary definitions for myxo- (2 of 2)

myxo-

before a vowel myx-


combining form

mucus or slimemyxomycete

Word Origin for myxo-

from Greek muxa slime, mucus
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Medical definitions for myxo-

myxo-

pref.

Mucus:myxoma.
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