carcinocyte etymology

English word carcinocyte comes from English -cyte, English carcino- (Cancer.. Crab, crustacean.)

Detailed word origin of carcinocyte

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-cyte English (eng) Used to form cell names and classifications for mature cells.
carcino- English (eng) Cancer.. Crab, crustacean.
carcinocyte English (eng) (oncology, pathology, very rare) A single tumor cell.

Words with the same origin as carcinocyte

Descendants of -cyte
adipocyte cholangiocytic chondrocyte coelomocyte corneocyte degmacyte dendrocyte enterocytic ependymocyte gonocyte hemocyte hepatocyte histiocytic histocyte lactocyte lipocyte lymphocyte lymphocytic macrocyte necrocyte pinacocyte plasmacyte solenocyte tenocyte trophocyte
Descendants of carcino-
anticarcinogen carcinogen carcinogenetic carcinogenic carcinoid carcinological carcinologist carcinology carcinophobia carcinosarcoma carcinosis carcinostatic hepatocarcinogen hepatocarcinogenic noncarcinogen photocarcinogen procarcinogen