-cheilia

noun combining form

-chei·​lia
ˈkīlēə
variants or less commonly -chilia
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ˈkil-
plural -s
: lip formation (of a specified type)
macrocheilia

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Greek -cheilēs having (such) lips (from cheilos lip) + New Latin -ia

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“-cheilia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-cheilia. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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