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Medical Term:

pheo-

 

Definition:

  1. Prefix denoting the same substituents on a phorbin or phorbide (porphyrin) residue as are present in chlorophyll, excluding any ester residues and Mg.
  2. Combining form meaning gray, dark-colored.

[G. phaios, dusky]

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