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

Origin of teno-

Combining form representing Greek ténōn
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British Dictionary definitions for teno- (1 of 2)

Teno
/ (ˈtɛnɔ) /

noun
the Finnish name for Tana (def. 3)

British Dictionary definitions for teno- (2 of 2)

teno-

before a vowel ten-


combining form
tendontenosynovitis

Word Origin for teno-

from Greek tenōn
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Medical definitions for teno-

teno-

pref.
Tendon:tenotomy.
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