a combining form meaning “face,” used in the names of geometrical solid figures having the form or number of faces specified by the initial element:
indicating a geometric solid having a specified number of faces or surfaces tetrahedron
variant of -emia after p, t, k: leucocythemia. -aemia combining form denoting blood, esp a specified condition of the blood in names of diseases leukaemia word origin -haemia combining form variants of -aemia -hemia combining form us variant of -aemia -hemia suff. variant of -emia.
variant of hippo- as final element of compounds: eohippus.
variant of -aholic: chocoholic. -holic suffix indicating a person having an abnormal desire for or dependence on workaholic, chocoholic word origin -holic related terms -aholic
-hound combining word a person devoted to or addicted to what is indicated: autograph hound/ boozehound/ newshound/ nicotine hound/ thrill-hound
a combining form of hydric1 : hexahydric.