stylo-

1

a combining form representing style or styloid in the formation of compound words: stylography.

Nearby words

  1. stylite,
  2. stylites,
  3. stylitic,
  4. stylize,
  5. stylized,
  6. stylobate,
  7. stylograph,
  8. stylographic,
  9. stylography,
  10. stylohyal

Also styli-; especially before a vowel, styl-.

Origin of stylo-

1
combining form representing Latin stilus. See stylus, -o-

stylo-

2

a combining form meaning “column,” “pillar,” “tube,” used in the formation of compound words: stylolite.
Also styli-; especially before a vowel, styl-.

Origin of stylo-

2
< Greek, combining form of stŷlos pillar

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British Dictionary definitions for stylo-

stylo-

before a vowel styl-

combining form

(in biology) a stylestylopodium
indicating a column or pointstylobate; stylograph

Word Origin for stylo-

from Greek stulos column

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Medicine definitions for stylo-

stylo-

pref.

Styloid; styloid process:stylohyal.

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