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variant of leuko-.
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Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Also especially before a vowel, leuc-.
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Example sentences from the Web for leuco-
I have been unable to find figures for the heat exchange during oxidation of leuco-dyes, but it is no doubt also small.The Nature of Animal Light|E. Newton Harvey
British Dictionary definitions for leuco-
leuko-, before a vowel leuc- or before a vowel leuk-
white or lacking colourleucocyte; leucorrhoea; leukaemia
Word Origin for leuco-
from Greek leukos white
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Medical definitions for leuco-
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