carpo-

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carpo-

pref.
Fruit: carpophore.

[Greek karpo-, from karpos, fruit; see kerp- in Indo-European roots.]

carpo-

combining form
(Botany) (in botany) indicating fruit or a reproductive structure that develops into part of the fruit: carpophore; carpogonium.
[from Greek karpos fruit]

carpo-

combining form
(Anatomy) carpus or carpal bones: carpometacarpus.

carpo-

,
a combining form meaning “fruit,” “fruiting body”: carpogonium.
[< Greek karpo-, comb. form of karpós fruit]