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variant of tricho- before a vowel:


a combining form meaning “one having hair” of the kind or number specified by the initial element; often used to name a single member of a taxonomic group ending in -tricha:
heterotrich; hypotrich.
Origin of -trich
< Greek -trichos haired, adj. derivative of thríx (stem trich-) hair Unabridged
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combining form
a variant of tricho-
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trich in Medicine

trich- pref.
Variant of tricho-.

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