noun cy·to·pyge

Definition of cytopyge



  1. :  the point especially if permanently identifiable at which waste is discharged from the protozoan body

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Origin and Etymology of cytopyge

International Scientific Vocabulary cyt- + Greek pygē rump; originally formed as German zytopyge — more at pyg-

First Known Use: 1875

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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