a combining form meaning “heavens,” used in the formation of compound words: uranography; uranometry.

Also especially before a vowel, uran-.

Origin of urano-

< Greek, combining form of ouranós heavens, heaven
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British Dictionary definitions for urano-


combining form

denoting the heavensuranography

Word Origin for urano-

from Greek ouranos
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urano- in Medicine



Hard palate:uranoplasty.
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