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a combining form meaning “bladder,” used in the formation of compound words: physogastric.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
Origin of physo-
Combining form representing Greek phŷsa bladder, bellows
Words nearby physo-
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Medical definitions for physo-
Swelling or distention caused by air or gas:physometra.
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