onco-

combining form

Definition of onco-

  1. :  tumor <oncology>

Origin and Etymology of onco-

New Latin, from Greek onkos bulk, mass; akin to Greek enenkein to carry — more at enough


Medical Dictionary

onco-

combining form

Medical Definition of onco-

  1. 1:  tumor <oncology>

  2. 2:  bulk :  mass <oncometer>

Variants of onco-

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