1. variant of leuko-.

  • Also especially before a vowel, leuc-.

Words Nearby leuco-

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How to use leuco- in a sentence

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

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British Dictionary definitions for leuco-


combining form
  1. white or lacking colour: leucocyte; leucorrhoea; leukaemia

Origin of leuco-

from Greek leukos white

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