lactocyte etymology

English word lactocyte comes from English -cyte, English lacto- (Milk.)

Detailed word origin of lactocyte

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-cyte English (eng) Used to form cell names and classifications for mature cells.
lacto- English (eng) Milk.
lactocyte English (eng) A milk-producing cell in the mammary epithelium.

Words with the same origin as lactocyte

Descendants of -cyte
adipocyte cholangiocytic chondrocyte coelomocyte corneocyte degmacyte dendrocyte enterocytic ependymocyte gonocyte hemocyte hepatocyte histiocytic histocyte lipocyte lymphocyte lymphocytic macrocyte necrocyte pinacocyte plasmacyte solenocyte tenocyte trophocyte
Descendants of lacto-
lactify lactodensimeter lactogen lactoglobulin lactoglyceride lactoglycerol lactonazi lactophenol lactophilia lactoprotein lactorrhea lactoscope lactotrope lactovegetarian neolactotetraosylceramide