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 History of this Word

"erythro" is from "eruthros" (red) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.

Notes

In this sense, it is a word added to another word to form a new word.

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grammar is modifier

"erythro-" is a type of prefix

Definition

A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "red" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.

Examples of how the word is used

erythro- illustration There was a significant association between cell division and erythroblast count.
erythro- illustration These measurements, known as erythrocyte or red blood cell indices, provide important information about various problems.