variants or leuko-
1
: white : colorless : weakly colored
leukocyte
leukorrhea
2
: leukocyte
leukemia
3
: white matter of the brain
leukotomy

Word History

Etymology

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

Dictionary Entries Near leuk-

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“Leuk-.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leuk-. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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