chemo
noun Date: 1977 chemotherapy

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  • chemo — Element prim de compunere savantă pentru termeni referitori la chimie . [var. chemi, chimi , chimio . / cf. lat. med. chimia]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 08.12.2004. Sursa: DN  CHEMO /CHIMI(O) elem. chimie . (< germ. chemo , fr. chimi/o/ , cf …   Dicționar Român

  • chemo... — chemo..., Chemo..., (auch:) chemi..., Chemi..., (vor Vokalen:) chem..., Chem...: Das Wortbildungselement mit der Bedeutung »die Chemie betreffend«, wie z. B. in »Chemigraphie, Chemotechnik, Chemotherapie«, gehört zur Wortfamilie von ↑ Chemie. Es… …   Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • Chemo... — chemo..., Chemo..., (auch:) chemi..., Chemi..., (vor Vokalen:) chem..., Chem...: Das Wortbildungselement mit der Bedeutung »die Chemie betreffend«, wie z. B. in »Chemigraphie, Chemotechnik, Chemotherapie«, gehört zur Wortfamilie von ↑ Chemie. Es… …   Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • chemo- — statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Pirmoji sudurtinių žodžių dalis, reiškianti ryšį su chemija. atitikmenys: angl. chemo rus. хемо ; химио …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • chemo- — before vowels chem , element denoting relation to chemical action or chemicals, from comb. form of CHEMICAL (Cf. chemical), used to form scientific compound words from c.1900 …   Etymology dictionary

  • chemo — [kē′mō] n. [Informal] short for CHEMOTHERAPY …   English World dictionary

  • chemo- — [kē′mō, kē′mə; kem′ō, kem′ə] combining form of, with, or by chemicals or chemistry [chemurgy]: also, before a vowel, chem …   English World dictionary

  • chemo — [[t]ki͟ːmoʊ[/t]] N UNCOUNT Chemo is the same as chemotherapy. [INFORMAL] The first time I had chemo I was quite scared …   English dictionary

  • Chemo — Slang for chemotherapy drug therapy for cancer. Most anticancer drugs are given IV (into a vein) or IM (into muscle). Some anticancer agents are taken orally (by mouth). Chemotherapy is usually systemic treatment, meaning that the drugs flow… …   Medical dictionary

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