cytoplasm etymology

English word cytoplasm comes from English cyto- ((biology) cell.), English plasm

Detailed word origin of cytoplasm

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
cyto- English (eng) (biology) cell.
plasm English (eng) A mold or matrix in which anything is cast or formed to a particular shape.
cytoplasm English (eng) (cytology) The contents of a cell except for the nucleus. It includes cytosol, organelles, vesicles, and the cytoskeleton.

Words with the same origin as cytoplasm

Descendants of cyto-
cytoablation cytoadhesive cytoarchitectural cytofluorometer cytogenetics cytogeny cytoimmunity cytologic cytological cytology cytomembrane cytometry cytopathogenesis cytophotometer cytoprotectant cytoprotecting cytoprotection cytoreductive cytoresistance cytosine cytosine arabinoside cytostructural cytozoon haemocytometer
Descendants of plasm