a combining form representing sinus in compound words: sinorespiratory.
Definition for sino- (2 of 2)
a combining form meaning “Chinese”: Sino-Tibetan; Sinology.
Origin of Sino-
< New Latin, combining form representing Late Latin Sīnae the Chinese < Late Greek Sînai ≪ Chinese Qìn Ch'in
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British Dictionary definitions for sino-
Word Origin for Sino-
from French, from Late Latin Sīnae the Chinese, from Late Greek Sinai, from Arabic Sīn China, probably from Chinese Ch'in
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