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psychro-

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  1. a combining form meaning “cold,” used in the formation of compound words: psychrometer.
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Origin of psychro-

combining form representing Greek psȳchrós cold; akin to psȳ́chein to blow (see psykter)
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British Dictionary definitions for psychro-

psychro-

combining form
  1. coldpsychrometer
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Word Origin

from Greek psukhros
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Word Origin and History for psychro-

word-forming element meaning "cold," from Latinized form of Greek psykhros "cold," from psykhrein "blow, make cool or cold," from the same root as psyche.

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psychro- in Medicine

psychro-

pref.
  1. Cold:psychrophilic.
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