degmacyte etymology

English word degmacyte comes from English -cyte, Ancient Greek δῆγμα

Detailed word origin of degmacyte

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-cyte English (eng) Used to form cell names and classifications for mature cells.
δῆγμα Ancient Greek (grc)
degmacyte English (eng) (hematology) An abnormally-shaped red blood cell with one or more semicircular portions removed from the cell margin, resulting from the removal of denatured hemoglobin by macrophages in the spleen.

Words with the same origin as degmacyte

Descendants of -cyte
adipocyte cholangiocytic chondrocyte coelomocyte corneocyte dendrocyte enterocytic ependymocyte gonocyte hemocyte hepatocyte histiocytic histocyte lactocyte lipocyte lymphocyte lymphocytic macrocyte necrocyte pinacocyte plasmacyte solenocyte tenocyte trophocyte