chondrocyte etymology

English word chondrocyte comes from English -cyte, English chondro-

Detailed word origin of chondrocyte

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-cyte English (eng) Used to form cell names and classifications for mature cells.
chondro- English (eng) Describing something composed of cartilage.. Describing something relating to grains or having a granular structure.
chondrocyte English (eng) A cell that makes up the tissue of cartilage.

Words with the same origin as chondrocyte

Descendants of -cyte
adipocyte cholangiocytic coelomocyte corneocyte degmacyte dendrocyte enterocytic ependymocyte gonocyte hemocyte hepatocyte histiocytic histocyte lactocyte lipocyte lymphocyte lymphocytic macrocyte necrocyte pinacocyte plasmacyte solenocyte tenocyte trophocyte
Descendants of chondro-
achondrogenesis chondral chondrin chondroclast chondroconduction chondrocranium chondrocytic chondrodysplastic chondroepiphysis chondrogenesis chondrogenic chondrolaryngoplasty chondronecrosis chondrophyte chondroplasty chondroprogenitor chondrotoxic chondrotoxicity costochondral costochondritis endochondral interchondral neochondrogenesis osteochondral vertebrochondral