leuk-

combining form
variants: or leuko-

Definition of leuk-

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

Origin and Etymology of leuk-

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


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