trich-


variant of tricho- before a vowel: trichuriasis.

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Definition for trich- (2 of 2)

-trich

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
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British Dictionary definitions for trich-

trich-

combining form

a variant of tricho-
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Medical definitions for trich-

trich-

pref.

Variant oftricho-
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