How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"phyco" is from "phukos" (seaweed) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "seaweed" or "algae" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|Phycoerythrin is one of the most commonly-used fluorescent dyes for this analysis.|
|Phycomycosis is an uncommon condition of the skin most commonly found in dogs.|