andro-


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andro-

or andr-
pref.
1. Male; masculine: androgen.
2. Stamen or anther: androecium.

[Greek, from anēr, andr-, man; see ner- in Indo-European roots.]

andro-

or before a vowel

andr-

combining form
1. male; masculine: androsterone.
2. (Botany) (in botany) stamen or anther: androecium.
[from Greek anēr (genitive andros) man]

andro-

,
a combining form meaning “male,” “male part or organ”: androgen.
Also, andr-.
[< Greek andr-, s. of anḗr man + -o- -o-]