Also found in: Medical.
1. Organ: organotherapy.
2. Organic: organomercurial.
[Greek, from organon; see organ.]
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1. (in biology or medicine) indicating an organ or organs: organogenesis.
2. (Chemistry) (in chemistry) indicating a compound containing an organic group: organometallic; organosulphur; organophosphate.
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a combining form with the meanings “organ of the body,” “organic”: organogenesis; organophosphate.
[< Greek órganon organ]
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