mechano-


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mechano-

or mechan-
pref.
1. Machine; machinery: mechanize.
2. Mechanical: mechanotherapy.

[Greek mēkhano-, from mēkhanē, machine; see machine.]
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mechano-

a combining form representing machine or mechanical: mechanoreceptor.
[< Greek mēchano-; see machine]
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Cobalt oxide was prepared by mechano- chemical mixing and grinding of Co (NO3)2.6H2O with NH4HCO3 (molar ratio 2:5) using mortar and pistol for 30 minutes, until the color of the powder becomes grayish black.
The latter study determined the effects of the ablation of an entire lateral antennule (containing both mechano- and chemoreceptors).