combining form
variants: or glycero-

Definition of glycer-

1 : glycerol glyceryl : related to glycerol or glyceric acid glycerophosphoric acid glyceraldehyde
2 glycero- usually italic : having the stereochemical arrangement of atoms or groups found in glyceraldehyde 2-(d-glycero-1-hydroxyethyl)-benzimidazole

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“Glycer-.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Apr. 2021.

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