cytaster

[ sahy-tas-ter, sahy-tas- ]

nounBiology.

Origin of cytaster

1
First recorded in 1890–95; cyt(o)- + -aster2

Words Nearby cytaster

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British Dictionary definitions for cytaster

cytaster

/ (saɪˈtæstə, ˈsaɪtæs-) /


noun
  1. cytology another word for aster (def. 3)

Origin of cytaster

1
C19: from cyto- + aster

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