nycto-


variant of nyct-.

Nearby words

  1. nycterohemeral,
  2. nycti-,
  3. nyctinasty,
  4. nyctitropic,
  5. nyctitropism,
  6. nyctophilia,
  7. nyctophobia,
  8. nycturia,
  9. nydia,
  10. nye

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Word Origin and History for nycto-

nycto-

before vowels nyct-, word-forming element meaning "night," from Latinized form of Greek nykto-, comb. form of nyx "night" (see night).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Medicine definitions for nycto-

nycto-

pref.

Night:nyctophobia.

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