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 History of this Word

"rheo" is from "rheos" (flow) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.


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

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grammar is modifier

"rheo-" is a type of prefix


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

Examples of how the word is used

rheo- illustration Determine the rheobase, which is the minimum stimulus strength that will produce a response.
rheo- illustration The measurement of rheological properties can help to develop a better product.