rheo-


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
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British Dictionary definitions for rheo-

rheo-

combining form

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-

rheo-

pref.

Current; flow:rheotaxis.
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