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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek μητρός (mētrós).

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μητρο- (mitro-)

  1. added before a noun, adjective or verb to create words that indicates something related to mothers; matri-:
    μητρο- (mitro-) + ‎μανία (manía, mania) → ‎μητρομανία (mitromanía, nymphomania)
    μητρο- (mitro-) + ‎-κτονία (-ktonía, -cide) → ‎μητροκτονία (mitroktonía, matricide)
    μητρο- (mitro-) + ‎πόλη (póli, city, town) → ‎μητρόπολη (mitrópoli, metropolis, chief cathedral)
    μητρο- (mitro-) + ‎-αρχία (-archía, -archy) → ‎μητριαρχία (mitriarchía, matriarchy)
  2. added before a noun, adjective or verb to create words that indicates something related to a woman's womb; matri-:
    μητρο- (mitro-) + ‎κήλη (kíli, hernia) → ‎μητροκήλη (mitrokíli, metrocele)
    μητρο- (mitro-) + ‎άλγος (álgos, pain) → ‎μητραλγία (mitralgía, pain in the womb)

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