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a combining form representing sinus in compound words: sinorespiratory.
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Sino-

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 QìnCh'in
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Sino-

combining form
ChineseSino-Tibetan; Sinology

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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