Car•poPronunciation: (kär'pō), [key]
an ancient Greek goddess of summer fruit, considered by Athenians as one of the Horae.
a combining form meaning “fruit,” “fruiting body,” used in the formation of compound words: carpophore; carpogonium.
a combining form meaning “wrist,” used in the formation of compound words: carpometacarpal.
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