Galacto- Definition

gəlaktō, gəlaktə
prefix
Milk.
Galactose.
American Heritage

Used to form medical terms and taxonomic names; milk-related.

Wiktionary
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Milk, milky.
Galactometer.
Webster's New World
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Origin of Galacto-

  • From Greek galakto- from gala galakt- milk melg- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • New Latin, from Ancient Greek stem γάλακτ- (galakt-) of γάλα (gala, “milk, milky sap, the Milky Way”)

    From Wiktionary

  • Gr gala: see galactic

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

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