physio-


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physio-

or physi- or phys-
pref.
1. Nature; natural: physiography.
2. Physical: physiotherapy.

[Greek phusio-, from phusis, nature; see bheuə- in Indo-European roots.]

physio-

or before a vowel

phys-

combining form
1. of or relating to nature or natural functions: physiology.
2. physical: physiotherapy.
[from Greek phusio, from phusis nature, from phuein to make grow]

physio-

a combining form representing physical or physiological: physiotherapy.
[< Greek physio-, comb. form of phýsis origin, form]
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