Go to 'thermo-' entry Go to 'dino-' entry Go to 'chondro-' entry Go to 'aero-' entry Go to '-logy' entry Go to 'thaumato-' entry Go to 'nano-' entry Go to '-sophy' entry Go to 'bucco-' entry Go to '-ism' entry Go to '-lysis' entry Go to 'galacto-' entry Go to '-anthropy' entry Go to 'pneumo-' entry Go to '-ploitation' entry Go to '-lithic' entry Go to '-sepalous' entry Go to 'onco-' entry Go to '-parous' entry Go to 'dermato-' entry Go to 'multi-' entry Go to 'dodeca-' entry Go to '-zoon' entry Go to 'vermi-' entry Go to 'crystallo-' entry Go to 'biblio-' entry Go to 'eco-' entry Go to 'juxta-' entry Go to 'facio-' entry
Affixes: the building blocks of English
Affixes: the building blocks of English

dolicho-

Long.

[Greek dolikhos, long.]

A skull that is dolichocephalic is relatively long compared to its width; a dolichocolon is an excessively long colon; dolichol is a long-chain unsaturated compound whose phosphate is important in converting proteins into sugars in the body. Dolichos is a genus of leguminous plants, so named because members have long seed pods; Dolichotis (Greek ous, ōt-, ear) is a genus of South American rodents with long ears (Dolichotis patagonum is the Patagonian hare).

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