Cyte definition

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The definition of cyte is cell.

An example of cyte used as a suffix is in the word hemocyte.

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Cell.

Leukocyte.

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Cell.

Lymphocyte.

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Obsolete spelling of city.
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Origin of cyte

  • < Gr kytos, a hollow; akin to L cutis: see cuticle

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • New Latin -cyta from Greek kutos hollow vessel (s)keu- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition