macrocyte etymology

English word macrocyte comes from English macro- (Inclusive. Large. Long.), English -cyte

Detailed word origin of macrocyte

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
macro- English (eng) Inclusive. Large. Long.
-cyte English (eng) Used to form cell names and classifications for mature cells.
macrocyte English (eng) (hematology, cytology) an unusually large red blood cell that is associated with pernicious anemia.

Words with the same origin as macrocyte

Descendants of macro-
macro macroaggregated macrobiome macroblast macroconstituent macrocup macrodissected macrodynamic macroecological macrofamily macrofungal macrofungus macrohistoric macroindentation macroinstruction macronova macrophallus macrophenomenal macropinosome macroplastic macroprocess macropyramid macroregulation macrosmatic macroworld
Descendants of -cyte
adipocyte cholangiocytic chondrocyte coelomocyte corneocyte degmacyte dendrocyte enterocytic ependymocyte gonocyte hemocyte hepatocyte histiocytic histocyte lactocyte lipocyte lymphocyte lymphocytic necrocyte pinacocyte plasmacyte solenocyte tenocyte trophocyte