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oligo-

, olig- This combining form is pronounced ol'igo, not oli'go.
1. A few, a little; too little, too few.
2. In chemistry, used in contrast to "poly-" in describing polymers; for example, oligosaccharide.
[G. oligos, few]

oligo-

prefix meaning "few, little": oligocholia, oligodontia, oligosialia.

oligo-

A Greek root for few, soupçon, tad, wee, scanty, not a whole bunch

oligo-

, olig-
1. Combining forms meaning a few, a little; too little, too few.
2. chemistry Used in contrast to "poly-" in describing polymers (e.g., oligosaccharide).
[G. oligos, few]

oligo-

Combining form denoting little, few or an abnormally small quantity of.

oligo-

prefix denoting a few or little.

oligo-

1.Combining form meaning A few, a little; too little, too few.
2. In chemistry, used in contrast to "poly-" in describing polymers; e.g., oligosaccharide.
[G. oligos, few]