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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek βίο- (bío-), combining form and stem of βίος (bíos, life).

PrefixEdit

bio-

  1. life
    Antonym: thanato-
  2. organic life

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TranslationsEdit

See alsoEdit

  • (animal life in particular): zoo-

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DanishEdit

PrefixEdit

bio-

  1. bio- (concerning or associated with life)

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

PrefixEdit

bio-

  1. life

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FinnishEdit

PrefixEdit

bio-

  1. bio-

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FrenchEdit

GermanEdit

PrefixEdit

bio-

  1. life
  2. organically produced, or otherwise environmentally friendly

Derived termsEdit

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HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek βίος (bíos, life).[1]

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

bio-

  1. (noun prefix) life

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

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IdoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English bio-, French bio-, German bio-, Italian bio-, Spanish bio-, Portuguese bio-, French bio-, Portuguese bio-, English bio-, Russian био- (bio-), all ultimately from Ancient Greek βίος (bíos).

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

bio-

  1. (neologism) bio-
    bio- + ‎kemio (chemistry) → ‎biokemio (biochemistry)

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IrishEdit

PrefixEdit

bio-

  1. Alternative form of bith-, used before a broad T.

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bio- bhio- mbio-
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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ItalianEdit

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek βίος (bíos, life).

PrefixEdit

bio-

  1. bio-

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek βίος (bíos, life).

PrefixEdit

bio-

  1. bio-

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PortugueseEdit

PrefixEdit

bio-

  1. bio- (indicates life)

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek βίος (bíos, life).

PrefixEdit

bio-

  1. bio-

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit


SwedishEdit

PrefixEdit

bio-

  1. bio-; pertaining to life

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