irido-

a combining form of Latin origin used, with the meanings "rainbow," "iridescent," "iris (of the eye)," "Iris (the genus)," and "iridium," in the formation of compound words: iridopupillary; iridosmine; iridotomy.
Also, esp. before a vowel, irid-.
[comb. form repr. NL, L, Gk irid- (s. of îris) rainbow, iris, etc.; see IRIS]

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