trophocyte etymology

English word trophocyte comes from English -cyte, English tropho- ((biology, medicine, zoology) nourish; nourishment.)

Detailed word origin of trophocyte

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-cyte English (eng) Used to form cell names and classifications for mature cells.
tropho- English (eng) (biology, medicine, zoology) nourish; nourishment.
trophocyte English (eng) (biology) Any cell that provides nutrition.

Words with the same origin as trophocyte

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
Descendants of tropho-
cytotrophoblast syncytiotrophoblast trophectoderm trophobiosis trophobiotic trophoblast trophoblastic trophodynamic trophophoresy trophophyte trophoplast trophosome trophotherapy