opistho-


a combining form meaning “back,” “behind,” “rear,” used in the formation of compound words: opisthograph.

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Origin of opistho-

<Greek, combining form of ópisthen behind, at the back
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Medical definitions for opistho-

opistho-

pref.

Back; backward:opisthotonos.
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