a combining form with the meanings “white,” “white blood cell,” used in the formation of compound words: leukopoiesis; leukotomy.
Words nearby leuko-
Origin of leuko-
< Greek leuko-, combining form of leukós white, bright
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British Dictionary definitions for leuko-
a variant of leuco-
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Medical definitions for leuko-
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