-oid


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-oid

Resemblance to, equivalent to Eng. -form.
[G. eidos, form, resemblance]

-oid

word element [Gr.], resembling.

-oid

suffix meaning "resembling or having the appearance of" something specified: alkaloid, spheroid, trochoid.

-oid

Combining form meaning resemblance to, equivalent to Eng. -form, like.
[G. eidos, form, resemblance]

-oid

Suffix denoting like.

-oid

suffix denoting shape, form, bearing resemblance to, etc, for example NUCLEOID.

-oid

suffix meaning resembling.