Cyto- - definition of cyto- by The Free Dictionary
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cyto-(word root) cell
Examples of words with the root cyto-: cytoplasm
(Biology) indicating a cell: cytolysis; cytoplasm.
[from Greek kutos vessel, container; related to kuein to contain]
a combining form meaning “cell”: cytoplasm.
[< Greek kyto-, comb. form of kýtos container, receptacle, body]
A prefix meaning "cell," as in the word cytoplasm.
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The spitting cobras cause pronounced cyto-
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.
"The renal studies provide additional evidence that FG-4539 exhibits a unique cyto-
and tissue-protective profile that we believe will have therapeutic benefit in a range of conditions and diseases," said David Y.