steno-

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Related to sten-: Sten gun

steno-

(word root) short
Examples of words with the root steno-: stenographer
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steno-

pref.
Narrow; small: stenotopic.

[Greek, from stenos.]
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steno-

or before a vowel

sten-

combining form
indicating narrowness or contraction: stenography; stenosis.
[from Greek stenos narrow]
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