variants: or onto-

Definition of ont- 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 : being : existence ontology

2 : organism ontogeny

Definition of -ont (Entry 2 of 2)

: cell : organism diplont

History and Etymology for ont-

Combining form

New Latin, from Late Greek, from Greek ont-, ōn, present participle of einai to be — more at is

Noun combining form

Greek ont-, ōn, present participle

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