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Exercise 11

You also will find the word element leuk(o) (white) combining with many suffixes. Often the suffix will be added to the combination root leukocyte which means "white blood cell." Match the terms on the left with the definitions on the right.

Root/Suffix

Definition

  1. Profuse leukorrhea
  2. A condition characterized by an increase in white blood cells
  3. Abnormal reduction in number of white blood cells
  4. The destruction of leukocytes