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a combining form meaning “tendon,” used in the formation of compound words: tenotomy.
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Origin of teno-
Combining form representing Greek ténōn
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British Dictionary definitions for teno- (1 of 2)
/ (ˈtɛnɔ) /
the Finnish name for Tana (def. 3)
British Dictionary definitions for teno- (2 of 2)
before a vowel ten-
Word Origin for teno-
from Greek tenōn
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Medical definitions for teno-
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