apo

noun
\ ˈa-pō How to pronounce apo (audio) \
variants: or Apo
plural apos or Apos

Definition of apo

 (Entry 1 of 3)

: apolipoprotein usually used with a letter or letter and number

Definition of APO (Entry 2 of 3)

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apo-

prefix
variants: or ap-

Definition of apo- (Entry 3 of 3)

1 : away from : off aphelion
2 : detached : separate apogamy
3 : formed from : related to apomorphine

First Known Use of apo

Noun

1972, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for apo

Prefix

Latin, from Greek, from apo — more at of

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“Apo.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/apo. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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apo

noun
\ ˈa-ˌpō How to pronounce apo (audio) \
variants: or Apo

Medical Definition of apo

: apolipoprotein A growing number of studies suggest that the apos may soon be seen as important indicators of heart-disease risk.Prevention, September 1989 often used with a letter or letter and numberThe right balance of dietary fat may help HDL by promoting higher levels of the chief HDL transporter protein, called Apo A1Food & Fitness Advisor, September 2004

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