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leuk-

combining form

Definition of leuk-

  1. 1 :  white :  colorless :  weakly colored <leukocyte> <leukorrhea>

  2. 2 :  leukocyte <leukemia>

  3. 3 :  white matter of the brain <leukotomy>



Variants of leuk-

or leuko-

Origin of leuk-

New Latin leuc-, leuco-, from Greek leuk-, leuko-, from leukos — more at light


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