gamo-


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gamo-

(word root) joined, united
Examples of words with the root gamo-: gamogenesis
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gamo-

or gam-
pref.
1. United; joined: gamopetalous.
2. Sexual: gamogenesis.

[Greek, marriage, from gamos; see gemə- in Indo-European roots.]
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gamo-

or before a vowel

gam-

combining form
1. indicating sexual union or reproduction: gamogenesis.
2. united or fused: gamopetalous.
[from Greek gamos marriage]
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gamo-

a combining form meaning “joined, united” or “joining, union”: gamopetalous.
[representing Greek gámos marriage]
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