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  1. a combining form meaning “the back,” used in the formation of compound words: notochord.
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Also especially before a vowel, not-.

Origin of noto-

combining form representing Greek nôton the back
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British Dictionary definitions for noto-


before a vowel not-

combining form
  1. the backnotochord
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Word Origin for noto-

from Greek nōton the back
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