apo

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noun \ˈa-pō\

Definition of apo

plural

apos

  1. :  apolipoprotein —usually used with a letter or letter and number

First Known Use of apo

1972


APO

abbreviation

Definition of APO

  1. army post office


apo-

prefix
variants: or

ap-

Definition of apo-

  1. 1 :  away from :  off aphelion

  2. 2 :  detached :  separate apogamy

  3. 3 :  formed from :  related to apomorphine

Origin and Etymology of apo-

Latin, from Greek, from apo — more at of


Medical Dictionary

apo

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noun \ˈa-ˌpō\
variants: or

Apo

Medical Definition of apo

  1. :  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 number The right balance of dietary fat may help HDL by promoting higher levels of the chief HDL transporter protein, called Apo A1 …—Food & Fitness Advisor, September 2004


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