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-tome

Syllabification: -tome

Definition of -tome in English:

combiningForm

1Denoting an instrument for cutting: microtome
2Denoting a section or segment: myotome

Origin

sense 1 from Greek -tomon (neuter) 'that cuts'; sense 2 from Greek tomē 'a cutting', both from temnein 'to cut'.

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