mero-

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mero-

(word root) part
Examples of words with the root mero-: meropia
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mero-

or mer-
pref.
1. Part; segment: merozoite.
2. Partial; partially: meropia.

[From Greek meros, part; see (s)mer- in Indo-European roots.]
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mero-

combining form
part or partial: merocrine.
[from Greek meros part, share]
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mero-

a combining form meaning “part,” “partial”: merozoite.
[comb. form representing Greek méros part]
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