mechano-


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mechano-

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

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

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.
7), we suggest that the anterior, posterior, and dorsal lobes have been specialized as higher order sensory centers to integrate mechano- and chemosensory information from the oral shield and whole head regions, or as moto-sensory associative centers related to the development of both precerebral ganglia and ganglionated ventral and lateral nerve cords.
Thus, contact mechano- and chemoreceptors on the antennae and claws are presumably stimulated in these interactions, which can provide information for the localization and