Definition of Cyton

1. the body of a nerve cell [n -S]



Medical Definition of Cyton

1. The main part of a neuron cell (which consists of the main body plus a number of long extensions from it called axons, axon terminals, and dendrites). (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cyton

cytomegaly
cytomembrane
cytomembranes
cytometaplasia
cytometer
cytometers
cytometric
cytometrically
cytometry
cytomicrosome
cytomorphologic
cytomorphological
cytomorphology
cytomorphosis
cyton (current term)
cytons
cytonuclear
cytopaenia
cytopaenias
cytopathic
cytopathic effect
cytopathies
cytopathogenic
cytopathogenic virus
cytopathologic
cytopathological
cytopathologist
cytopathologists
cytopathology

Literary usage of Cyton

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1. Essentials of physiology by Francis Arthur Bainbridge, James Acworth Menzies (1916)
"Every neuron consists of a nerve cell, known as a cyton, and its processes. In the simplest form the cyton is bipolar, with one process connected with each ..."

2. Fabric Rolls and Documents of York Minster: Or, A Defence of "The History of by John Browne, James Raine (1862)
"... de Johanne cyton. igne circa le mold, xjs. Itm vc alie parve arbores. ... de Johanne cyton. Page 31, line 1. ..."

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