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noso-

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  1. a combining form meaning “disease,” used in the formation of compound words: nosology.
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Also especially before a vowel, nos-.

Origin of noso-

combining form representing Greek nósos disease, sickness, malady
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British Dictionary definitions for noso-

noso-

before a vowel nos-

combining form
  1. diseasenosology
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Word Origin

from Greek nosos
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Word Origin and History for noso-

word-forming element meaning "disease," from comb. form of Greek nosos "disease, sickness, malady," of unknown origin.

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noso- in Medicine

noso-

pref.
  1. Disease:nosology.
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