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

Nearby words

  1. thamin,
  2. thammuz,
  3. than,
  4. thana,
  5. thanage,
  6. thanatobiologic,
  7. thanatognomonic,
  8. thanatoid,
  9. thanatology,
  10. thanatophobia

Origin of thanato-

combining form representing Greek thánatos Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for thanato-




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