cytopyge

noun
cy·​to·​pyge
plural -s

Definition of cytopyge

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

First Known Use of cytopyge

1875, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cytopyge

International Scientific Vocabulary cyt- + Greek pygē rump; originally formed as German zytopyge

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“Cytopyge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cytopyge. Accessed 29 Sep. 2022.

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