How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"homo" is from "homos" (same), spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.
In this sense, "homo" is a word added to another word to make a new word.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "the same" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|A homogeneous mixture has the same uniform appearance and composition throughout.|
|Homograft replacement surgery is performed when a patient's heart valves are replaced with donated human valves.|