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leuko-

  1. a combining form with the meanings “white,” “white blood cell,” used in the formation of compound words: leukopoiesis; leukotomy.
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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
  1. a variant of leuco-
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leuko- in Medicine

leuko-

pref.
  1. White; colorless:leukoderma.
  2. Leukocyte:leukopenia.
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