chir-

combining form
variants: or

chiro-

Definition of chir-

  1. :  hand <chiropractic>

Origin and Etymology of chir-

Latin, from Greek cheir-, cheiro-, from cheir; akin to Hittite keššar hand


Medical Dictionary

chir-

combining form
variants: or

chiro-

also

cheir-

or

cheiro-

Medical Definition of chir-

  1. :  hand <chiropractic>


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