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leuco-

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variant of leuko-.

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Also especially before a vowel, leuc-.
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  • I have been unable to find figures for the heat exchange during oxidation of leuco-dyes, but it is no doubt also small.

British Dictionary definitions for leuco-

leuco-

leuko-, before a vowel leuc- or before a vowel leuk-


combining form

white or lacking colourleucocyte; leucorrhoea; leukaemia

Word Origin for leuco-

from Greek leukos white
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Medical definitions for leuco-

leuco-

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Variant ofleuko-
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