auxocyte

noun
auxo·​cyte | \ ˈȯk-sə-ˌsīt How to pronounce auxocyte (audio) \

Medical Definition of auxocyte

: a gamete-forming cell (as an oocyte) or spore-forming cell during its growth period

Learn More about auxocyte

Cite this Entry

“Auxocyte.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/auxocyte. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

Comments on auxocyte

What made you want to look up auxocyte? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Musical Words Quiz

  • gramophone
  • Which word describes a musical performance marked by the absence of instrumental accompaniment?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!