noun cy·tode \ˈsīˌtōd\

Definition of cytode



  1. 1 :  an anucleate mass of protoplasm

  2. 2 :  an organism normally assuming the form of a cytode (as a bacterium)

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Origin and Etymology of cytode

International Scientific Vocabulary cyt- + -ode (from Greek -ōdēs like); originally formed as German zytode — more at -odes

First Known Use: 1869

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