apo

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noun \ ˈa-pō \
variants: or Apo
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of apo

plural apos or Apos
:apolipoprotein usually used with a letter or letter and number

First Known Use of apo

1972


APO

abbreviation

Definition of APO

army post office

apo-

prefix
variants: or ap-

Definition of apo-

1 :away from :off
  • aphelion
2 :detached :separate
  • apogamy
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

:apolipoprotein
  • A growing number of studies suggest that the apos may soon be seen as important indicators of heart-disease risk.
  • PreventionSeptember 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 AdvisorSeptember 2004

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