histiocyte etymology

English word histiocyte comes from English -cyte, English histi-

Detailed word origin of histiocyte

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-cyte English (eng) Used to form cell names and classifications for mature cells.
histi- English (eng)
histiocyte English (eng) (biology) a macrophage, derived from bone marrow, found in connective tissue.

Words with the same origin as histiocyte

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 histi-