homeo-


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homeo-

(word root) similar, like
Examples of words with the root homeo-: homeopathic
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homeo-

or homoio-
pref.
Like; similar: homeostasis.

[Greek homoio-, from homoios, from homos, same; see sem- in Indo-European roots.]
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homeo-

,

homoeo-

or

homoio-

combining form
like or similar: homeomorphism.
[from Latin homoeo-, from Greek homoio-, from homos same]
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homeo-

a combining form meaning “similar”: homeopathy.
[< Greek homoio-, comb. form of hómoios similar, like]
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NUNEATON homeo- path Annette Deven- port has added more initials after her name.