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Related to steno-: Nicolas Steno
steno-(word root) short
Examples of words with the root steno-: stenographer
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Narrow; small: stenotopic.
[Greek, from stenos.]
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steno-or before a vowel
indicating narrowness or contraction: stenography; stenosis.
[from Greek stenos narrow]
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