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a combining form meaning “mucus” or “slime,” used in the formation of compound words:
(Austral, slang) short for myxomatosis
combining form
mucus or slime: myxomycete

before vowels myx-, word-forming element meaning “slime, mucus,” from comb. form of Greek myxa “mucus; lamp wick” (see mucus).

myxo- or myx-
Mucus: myxoma.


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