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cyto-

(word root) cell
Examples of words with the root cyto-: cytoplasm

cyto-

or cyt-
pref.
Cell: cytoplasm.

[From Greek kutos, hollow vessel; see (s)keu- in Indo-European roots.]

cyto-

combining form
(Biology) indicating a cell: cytolysis; cytoplasm.
[from Greek kutos vessel, container; related to kuein to contain]

cyto-

a combining form meaning “cell”: cytoplasm. Compare -cyte.
[< Greek kyto-, comb. form of kýtos container, receptacle, body]

cyto-

A prefix meaning "cell," as in the word cytoplasm.
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However, seasonal means population was higher on the strain Cyto-46, having trichome density of 474+-12.9 per cm2 and hair length of 705+-44.8 microns (Table I) and minimum on Cyto- 12/91 having trichome density of 1011+-21.0 per cm2 and hair length of 644+-27.3 u.
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