ferro-


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ferro-

(fer'ō),
Prefix designating the presence of metallic iron or of the divalent ion Fe2+.
[L. ferrum, iron]

ferro-, ferr-, ferri-

prefix meaning "iron": ferrocyanide, ferropectic, ferrosilicon.

ferro-

Combining form designating the presence of metallic iron or of the divalent ion Fe2+.
[L. ferrum, iron]

ferro-

[L. ferrum, iron]
In chemistry, a prefix meaning iron in its ferrous (bivalent) state.