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Words nearby -cyte
WORDS THAT USE -CYTE
What does -cyte mean?
The form -cyte comes from the Greek kýtos, meaning “container,” “receptacle,” “body.”
A corresponding form of -cyte combined to the beginning of words is cyto-, which you can learn more about at our Words That Use article for the form.
Examples of -cyte
One example of a medical term that features the combining form -cyte is hemocyte, “a blood cell.”
The first part of the word, hemo-, means “blood.” As we’ve seen, -cyte means “cell.” Hemocyte literally translates to, well, “blood cell.”
What are some words that use the combining form -cyte?
What are some other forms that -cyte may be commonly confused with?
Break it down!
The combining form hepato- refers to the liver. What is a hepatocyte?