variants: or onco- or less commonly onch- or oncho- or onci-

Definition of onc-

1 : barb : hook Oncorhynchus Oncidium onchium Onchocerca
2 : barbed Oncicola

History and Etymology for onc-

New Latin, from Greek onkos barbed hook

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“Onc-.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/onc-. Accessed 4 Oct. 2022.

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