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a combining form meaning “ones having hair” of the kind or number specified by the initial element, used in taxonomic names, especially in taxa of ciliated protozoans: Chonotricha; Spirotricha.
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Origin of -tricha
<New Latin <Greek, neuter plural of -trichos (see -trich)
Words nearby -tricha
tricentennial, tricep, triceps, triceratops, trich-, -tricha, trichiasis, trichina, trichinize, Trichinopoly, trichinosis
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