a combining form meaning “flow,” “current,” “stream,” used in the formation of compound words: rheoscope.
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Origin of rheo-
combining form representing Greek rhéosstream, something flowing
Words nearby rheo-
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British Dictionary definitions for rheo-
indicating stream, flow, or currentrheometer; rheoscope
Word Origin for rheo-
from Greek rheos stream, anything flowing, from rhein to flow
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Medical definitions for rheo-
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