-cyte


variant of cyto- as final element in a compound word: leucocyte.

Nearby words

  1. -cracy,
  2. -crat,
  3. -cule,
  4. -cy,
  5. -cyst,
  6. -dactyl,
  7. -dactylous,
  8. -dactyly,
  9. -decker,
  10. -dendron

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British Dictionary definitions for -cyte

-cyte

n combining form

indicating a cellspermatocyte

Word Origin for -cyte

from New Latin -cyta, from Greek kutos container, body, hollow vessel

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Medicine definitions for -cyte

-cyte

suff.

Cell:leukocyte.

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