karyocyte etymology

English word karyocyte comes from English -cyte, English karyo- (Relating to the nucleus of cells.)

Detailed word origin of karyocyte

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-cyte English (eng) Used to form cell names and classifications for mature cells.
karyo- English (eng) Relating to the nucleus of cells.
karyocyte English (eng) (cytology) Any cell that has a nucleus.

Words with the same origin as karyocyte

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 karyo-
dikaryophyte karyoclasis karyoclastic karyoevolution karyofission karyogamic karyogamy karyogenesis karyogenic karyogram karyokinesis karyolymph karyolytic karyomegaly karyomere karyomeric karyomorph karyoplast karyorrhectic karyorrhexis karyotype karyotypic megakaryoblast megakaryoblastic