organo-


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organo-

or organ-
pref.
1. Organ: organotherapy.
2. Organic: organomercurial.

[Greek, from organon; see organ.]

organo-

combining form
1. (in biology or medicine) indicating an organ or organs: organogenesis.
2. (Chemistry) (in chemistry) indicating a compound containing an organic group: organometallic; organosulphur; organophosphate.

organo-

a combining form with the meanings “organ of the body,” “organic”: organogenesis; organophosphate.
[< Greek órganon organ]
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Initial modulus and force at break were increased at least up to 150 % in comparison to the un- drawn film samples for higher draw ratios and organo- clay loadings.

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