hystero-


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hystero-

or hyster-
pref.
1. Uterus: hysterectomy.
2. Hysteria: hysteroid.

[From Greek husterā, womb.]

hystero-

or before a vowel

hyster-

combining form
1. indicating the uterus: hysterotomy.
2. hysteria: hysterogenic.
[from Greek hustera womb]

hystero-

a combining form meaning “uterus”: hysterotomy.
Also, esp. before a vowel, hyster-.
[< Greek, comb. form representing hystéra]
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