a combining form meaning “eye,” “ocular,” used in the formation of compound words: oculomotor.
Also especially before a vowel, ocul-.

Origin of oculo-

combining form of Latin oculus eye; see -o-
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British Dictionary definitions for oculo-


sometimes before a vowel ocul-

combining form

indicating the eyeoculomotor

Word Origin for oculo-

from Latin oculus eye
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Medicine definitions for oculo-



Eye; ocular:oculomotor.
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