Definition of organo- in English:


Syllabification: organo-

combining form

  • 1chiefly Biology Relating to bodily organs: organogenesis
  • 2 Chemistry (Forming names of classes of organic compounds containing a particular element or group) organic: organochlorine organophosphate


from Greek organon 'organ'; sense 2 from organic.

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