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variant of cyto- as final element in a compound word:
leucocyte. Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for -cyte


combining form
indicating a cell: spermatocyte
Word Origin
from New Latin -cyta, from Greek kutos container, body, hollow vessel
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-cyte in Medicine

-cyte suff.
Cell: leukocyte.

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