a combining form meaning “hair,” used in the formation of compound words: trichocyst.
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Also especially before a vowel, trich-.
Origin of tricho-
<Greek tricho-, combining form of thríx (genitive trichós)
Words nearby tricho-
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British Dictionary definitions for tricho-
before a vowel trich-
indicating hair or a part resembling hairtrichocyst
Word Origin for tricho-
from Greek thrix (genitive trikhos) hair
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Medical definitions for tricho-
Hair; thread; filament:trichonocardiosis.
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