leuko-


a combining form with the meanings “white,” “white blood cell,” used in the formation of compound words: leukopoiesis; leukotomy.
Also leuco-; especially before a vowel, leuk-.

Origin of leuko-

< Greek leuko-, combining form of leukós white, bright
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British Dictionary definitions for leuko-

leuko-

combining form

a variant of leuco-

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Medicine definitions for leuko-

leuko-

pref.

White; colorless:leukoderma.
Leukocyte:leukopenia.

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