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What does Thermo- mean?

Thermo- is a determinant and a word forming element that relates to heat, warmth, hot, temperature or thermal energy. The term is basically used in scientific and technical words. It can also be used to form compound words, which may start at the beginning, middle, or at the end of the words. Example are thermoplastic, thermometers, termostat, hyperthermia,endothermic, etc.