leuk-


leuk-

combining form

Definition of LEUK-

1
:  white :  colorless :  weakly colored <leukocyte> <leukorrhea>
2
:  leukocyte <leukemia>
3
:  white matter of the brain <leukotomy>

Variants of LEUK-

leuk- or leuko-

Origin of LEUK-

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

leuk-

combining form    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of LEUK-

1
: white : colorless : weakly colored <leukocyte> <leukorrhea>
2
: leukocyte <leukemia>
3
: white matter of the brain <leukoencephalitis>

Variants of LEUK-

leuk- or leuko- or chiefly British leuc- or leuco-

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