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cyclo-

Pronunciation: si'klo, si'kl

Definition:

  1. Combining forms relating to a circle or cycle.
  2. Denoting an association with the ciliary body.
  3. In chemistry, a combining form indicating a continuous molecule, without end, or the formation of such a structure between two parts of a molecule.

[G. kyklos, circle]

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