phyco-

phyco-

a combining form meaning “seaweed,” “algae,” used in the formation of compound words: phycochrome.

Origin:
< Greek phȳko-, combining form representing phŷkos seaweed

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phyco-
 
combining form
seaweed: phycology
 
[from Greek phukos]

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phyco- pref.
Seaweed; algae: phycomycete.

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