allo-


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allo-

or all-
pref.
1. Other; different: allopatric.
2. Isomeric: allocholesterol.

[Greek, from allos, other; see al- in Indo-European roots.]

allo-

or before a vowel

all-

combining form
indicating difference, variation, or opposition: allopathy; allomorph; allophone; allonym.
[from Greek allos other, different]

allo-

a combining form meaning “other” (allopatric); used in chemistry to denote the more stable of two geometric isomers. Also, esp. before a vowel, all-.
[< Greek, comb. form of állos other; c. Latin alius, else]