helico-


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helico-

or helic-
pref.
Helix; spiral: helicoid.

[Greek heliko-, from helix, helik-, spiral; see helix.]

helico-

or before a vowel

helic-

combining form
spiral or helical: helicograph.
[from Latin, from Greek helix spiral]
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Risk factors for upper gastrointestinal symptoms among 276 residents of Nakuru, Kenya Risk factor Cases (a) Controls (b) OR (95% CI) (c) p value N = 138 N = 138 (%) (%) Helico- 98/138 (71) 70/138 (51) 2.
A HELICO- BACTER Pylori is a bacterium found in the stomach of many people with ulcers and other chronic stomach upsets.