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allo-

(al'ō),
1. Other; differing from the normal or usual.
2. Chemical prefix formerly used with an amino acid whose side chain contains an asymmetric carbon, for example, the alloisoleucines and allothreonines.
3. A sterochemical or geometric isomer of a common biomolecule.
[G. allos, other]

allo-, all-

combining forms meaning 'differing from the normal, reversal, or referring to another': allopathy, allergic.

allo-

1. Prefix meaning other; differing from the normal or usual.
2. Chemical prefix formerly used with an amino acid whose side chain contained an asymmetric carbon; for example, the alloisoleucines and allothreonines.
[G. allos, other]

allo-

A combining form meaning
1. Different, foreign or pertaining or belonging to a different individual,
2. Opposed to.