a combining form meaning “nose,” used in the formation of compound words: rhinology.
Also especially before a vowel, rhin-.

Origin of rhino-

< Greek rhīno-, combining form of rhī́s (stem rhīn-)
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British Dictionary definitions for rhino-


before a vowel rhin-

combining form

indicating the nose or nasalrhinology

Word Origin for rhino-

from Greek rhis, rhin
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Medicine definitions for rhino-



Nose; nasal:rhinitis.
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