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

teleo-

Perfect; complete.

[Greek teleos, complete.]

This form is rare, with the only common term being teleost (Greek osteon, bone), a fish of a large group that comprises all ray-finned fishes, so named because their skeletons are completely turned into bone. A teleosaur (Greek sauros, lizard) is an extinct marine crocodile of the Triassic and Jurassic periods. Words such as teleology contain a related Greek word: see telo-.

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