olig-


olig-

combining form

Definition of OLIG-

:  few <oligophagous>

Variants of OLIG-

olig- or oligo-

Origin of OLIG-

Medieval Latin, from Greek, from oligos; perhaps akin to Armenian ałkat scant

olig-

combining form    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of OLIG-

1
: few <oligopeptide>
2
: deficiency : insufficiency <oliguria> <oligochromemia>

Variants of OLIG-

olig- or oligo-

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