chiro-


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chiro-

(word root) hand
Examples of words with the root chiro-: chirography
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chiro-

or cheiro-
pref.
Hand: chiropractic.

[Latin chīro-, from Greek kheir, hand; see ghes- in Indo-European roots.]
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chiro-

or

cheiro-

combining form
indicating the hand; of or by means of the hand: chiromancy.
[via Latin from Greek kheir hand]
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chiro-

a combining form meaning “hand”: chiromancy.
[< Greek cheír]
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chiro- Fraction Pinitol Inositol Ononitol myo-Inositol -- mg/100 mg product ([dagger]) -- Crude mean 17.6 0.64 -- ([double dagger]) 0.86 S.E.