deutero-


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deutero-

or deuter-
pref.
Second; secondary: deuterocanonical.

[Greek deuteros, second, secondary; see deu- in Indo-European roots.]

deutero-

or

deuto-

;

deuter-

or

deut-

combining form
1. second or secondary: deuterogamy; deuterium.
2. (Chemistry) (in chemistry) indicating the presence of deuterium
[from Greek deuteros second]

deutero-

a combining form meaning “second”: deuterocanonical.
Also, esp. before a vowel, deuter-.
[< Greek, comb. form of deúteros]
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