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xantho-

  1. a combining form meaning “yellow,” used in the formation of compound words: xanthophyll.
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Also especially before a vowel, xanth-.

Origin of xantho-

combining form of Greek xanthós yellow
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British Dictionary definitions for xantho-

xantho-

before a vowel xanth-

combining form
  1. indicating yellowxanthophyll
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Word Origin

from Greek xanthos yellow
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xantho- in Medicine

xantho-

pref.
  1. Yellow:xanthochromia.
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