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