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arthro-(word root) joint
Examples of words with the root arthro-: arthroscopy
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arthro-or before a vowel
indicating a joint: arthritis; arthropod.
[from Greek arthron]
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a combining form meaning “joint,” “jointed”: arthropod.Also, esp. before a vowel,arthr-.
[< Greek, comb. form of árthron a joint; akin to Latin artus (see article)]
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