teno-


a combining form meaning “tendon,” used in the formation of compound words: tenotomy.

Nearby words

  1. tenno,
  2. tennyson,
  3. tennyson, alfred, lord,
  4. tennysonian,
  5. teno,
  6. tenochtitlán,
  7. tenodesis,
  8. tenodynia,
  9. tenolysis,
  10. tenomyoplasty

Also tenon-.

Origin of teno-

combining form representing Greek ténōn

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British Dictionary definitions for teno

Teno

/ (ˈtɛnɔ) /

noun

the Finnish name for Tana (def. 3)

teno-

before a vowel ten-

combining form

tendontenosynovitis

Word Origin for teno-

from Greek tenōn

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Medicine definitions for teno

teno-

pref.

Tendon:tenotomy.

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