-fuge

noun combining form

Definition of -fuge

  1. :  one that drives away febrifuge

Origin and Etymology of -fuge

French, from Late Latin -fuga, from Latin fugare to put to flight, from fuga


Medical Dictionary

-fuge

noun combining form \ˌfyüj\

Medical Definition of -fuge

  1. :  one that drives away febrifuge vermifuge


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