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scoto-

  1. a combining form meaning “darkness,” used in the formation of compound words: scotoma.
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Origin of scoto-

< Latin < Greek skoto- combining form of skótos darkness

Scoto-

  1. a combining form representing Scots or Scottish in compound words: Scoto-Irish.
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Origin of Scoto-

combining form of Medieval Latin Scōtus Scot
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scoto- in Medicine

scoto-

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  1. Darkness:scotophobia.
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