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leuko-or leuk- also leuco- or leuc-
1. White; colorless: leukoderma.
2. Leukocyte: leukopenia.
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leuko-, before a vowel
leuc-or before a vowel
(Colours) white or lacking colour: leucocyte; leucorrhoea; leukaemia.
[from Greek leukos white]
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