phaeo-

pheo-

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.

pheo-

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.
Synonym(s): phaeo-.
[G. phaios, dusky]

phaeo-

for words beginning thus see words beginning phe(o)-.