helio-


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helio-

(word root) sun
Examples of words with the root helio-: heliocentric
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helio-

or heli-
pref.
Sun: heliocentric.

[Greek hēlio-, from hēlios, sun; see sāwel- in Indo-European roots.]
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helio-

or before a vowel

heli-

combining form
indicating the sun: heliocentric; heliolithic.
[from Greek, from hēlios sun]
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helio-

a combining form meaning “sun”: heliolatry.
[< Greek, comb. form of hḗlios sun]
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References in periodicals archive ?
Progress in solar/stellar physics with helio- and asteroseismology; proceedings.
Progress in Solar/Stellar Physics with Helio- and Asteroseismology (61st: 2011: Hakone, Japan) Ed.
Solar-stellar dynamos as revealed by helio- and asteroseismology GONG; proceedings.