keratocyte etymology

English word keratocyte comes from English -cyte, English kerato- (Cornea. Horn.)

Detailed word origin of keratocyte

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-cyte English (eng) Used to form cell names and classifications for mature cells.
kerato- English (eng) Cornea. Horn.
keratocyte English (eng) A fibroblastic cell in the tissue of the cornea.

Words with the same origin as keratocyte

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 kerato-
atopic keratoconjunctivitis herpetic keratoconjunctivitis keratoangioma keratoatrophoderma keratoconjunctivitis keratocyst keratoelastoidosis keratogenetic keratogenic keratogenous keratogram keratohyalin keratoid keratometer keratophyte keratoplasty keratoprosthetic keratorefractive keratorrhexis keratoscopic keratoscopy keratosulfate keratotome phlyctenular keratoconjunctivitis