cytoreductive etymology

English word cytoreductive comes from English cyto- ((biology) cell.), English reductive

Detailed word origin of cytoreductive

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
cyto- English (eng) (biology) cell.
reductive English (eng) (Scottish, _, legal, now, _, rare) Pertaining to the reduction of a decree etc.; rescissory. [from 16th c.]. (chemistry, metallurgy, biology) That reduces a substance etc. to a more simple or basic form. [from 17th c.]. (now, _, frequently, _, pejorative) That reduces an argument, issue etc. to its most basic terms; simplistic, reductionist. [from 20th c.]. (now, _, rare, historical) That [...]
cytoreductive English (eng) Of, pertaining to, or leading to cytoreduction.

Words with the same origin as cytoreductive

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