a combining form which essentially means pressure or weight. Thus, a barometer refers to an instrument used for measuring pressure, while a barogram denotes a record produced on atmospheric pressure.

BARO- (BAR-): "When used to form a compound word, the combining form baro- leads you to think in terms of pressure."
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