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magneto-

or magnet-
pref.
1. Magnetism; magnetic: magnetoelectric.
2. Magnetic field: magnetometer.

[From magnet.]
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magneto-

combining form
indicating magnetism or magnetic properties: magnetosphere.
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mag•ne•to

(mægˈni toʊ)

n., pl. -tos.
a small electric generator in which permanent magnets provide the magnetic field.
[1880–85]

magneto-

a combining form representing magnetic or magnetism in compound words: magnetometer.
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References in classic literature ?
Soon after- wards came a "buzzer," and then the magneto- electric bell.
A traditional approach to design nonreciprocal devices is based on magneto- optical effect [14,15] in which electromagnetic and optical waves through a medium may be manipulated and controlled by the presence of a quasi-static magnetic field.