cteno-

cteno-
aff. a combining form meaning “comb”:
ctenophore[/ex]
Etymology: < Gk kteno-, comb. form of kteís comb, gen. ktenós

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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  • cteno — cteno·stom·a·tous; cteno·stome; …   English syllables

  • cteno- — [ten′ō, tē′nō, ten′ə, tē′nə] [< Gr kteis (gen. ktenos) < * pktenos; akin to L pecten, comb: see PECTEN] combining form ctenoid scales, teeth, etc. [ctenophore]: also, before a vowel, prefix combining form cten …   English World dictionary

  • cteno- — a combining form meaning comb, used in the formation of compound words: Ctenophora. [ < Gk kteno , comb. form of kteís comb (gen. ktenós)] * * * …   Universalium

  • cteno- — ► prefijo Componente de palabra procedente del gr. kteis, que significa peine: ■ ctenóforo. TAMBIÉN cten …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • cteno- — [Gr. kteis, gen. ktenos comb] a combining form denoting relationship to a comb or comblike structure …   Medical dictionary

  • cteno- — ctè·no conf. TS zool. pettine, a forma di pettine, disposto a denti di pettine: ctenidio, ctenoforo {{line}} {{/line}} ETIMO: dal gr. kteno , cfr. kteís, ktenós pettine …   Dizionario italiano

  • cteno — CTEN(O) elem. pieptene . (< fr. ctén/o/ , cf. gr. kteis, ktenos) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • cteno- — a word element referring to comb like scales, as in ctenophore. Also, (before vowels), cten . {Greek kteno , combining form of kteis comb} …  

  • cteno- — combining form see cten …   Useful english dictionary

  • ctenocephalides — cteno·ce·phal·i·des …   English syllables

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