a combining form meaning “a cut, section,” used in the formation of compound words: tomography.

Origin of tomo-

combining form representing Greek tómos a cut, section; cf. -tome Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for tomo


/ (ˈtɒmɒ) /


NZ a shaft formed by the action of water on limestone or volcanic rock

Word Origin for tomo

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