word element [Gr.], deformity; maimed.
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pero-A Greek root for maimed or malformed; it not used in the working medical parlance. Viable alternative roots include terato- and dys-; descriptive plain-English terms may otherwise be appropriate.
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Combining form meaning maimed, malformed.
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