tricho

tricho-

a combining form meaning “hair,” used in the formation of compound words: trichocyst.
Also, especially before a vowel, trich-.


Origin:
< Greek tricho-, combining form of thríx (genitive trichós)

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tricho- or (before a vowel) trich-
 
combining form
indicating hair or a part resembling hair: trichocyst
 
[from Greek thrix (genitive trikhos) hair]
 
trich- or (before a vowel) trich-
 
combining form
 
[from Greek thrix (genitive trikhos) hair]

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tricho- or trich-
pref.
Hair; thread; filament: trichonocardiosis.

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