a combining form meaning “flesh,” used in the formation of compound words: sarcocarp.
Also especially before a vowel, sarc-.
Origin of sarco-
< Greek sark- (stem of sárx) + -o-
Words nearby sarco-
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British Dictionary definitions for sarco-
before a vowel sarc-
Word Origin for sarco-
from Greek sark-, sarx flesh
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Medical definitions for sarco-
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