spectro-

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British Dictionary definitions for spectro-

spectro-

combining form
  1. indicating a spectrumspectrogram
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Word Origin and History for spectro-

word-forming element meaning "of or by a spectroscope," also "of radiant energy," from comb. form of spectrum.

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spectro- in Medicine

spectro-

pref.
  1. Spectrum:spectroscope.
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