a combining form representing physical or physiological in compound words: physiotherapy.
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Examples from the Web for physio
No matter what the physio manuals say, there's room for improvement.Attrition|Jim Wannamaker
British Dictionary definitions for physio (1 of 2)
/ (ˈfɪzɪəʊ) /
informal short for physiotherapy, physiotherapistSee physiotherapy
British Dictionary definitions for physio (2 of 2)
before a vowel phys-
of or relating to nature or natural functionsphysiology
Word Origin for physio-
from Greek phusio, from phusis nature, from phuein to make grow
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Medicine definitions for physio
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