myxo-


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myxo-

or myx-
pref.
Mucus: myxoma.

[New Latin, from Greek muxa, mucus, slime.]

myxo-

or before a vowel

myx-

combining form
mucus or slime: myxomycete.
[from Greek muxa slime, mucus]

myxo-

a combining form meaning “mucus” or “slime”: myxovirus. Also, esp. before a vowel,myx-.
[comb. form representing Greek mýxa]