Definition of Cytoid

1. a. Cell-like; -- applied to the corpuscles of lymph, blood, chyle, etc.



Definition of Cytoid

1. Adjective. (physiology) cell-like; applied to the corpuscles of lymph, blood, chyle, etc. ¹

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Definition of Cytoid

1. cell-like [adj]

Medical Definition of Cytoid

1. Resembling a cell. Origin: cyto-+ G. Eidos, resemblance (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cytoid

cytogenetic map
cytogenetical
cytogenetically
cytogeneticist
cytogeneticists
cytogenetics
cytogenic
cytogenies
cytogenous
cytogeny
cytoglucopenia
cytohesin
cytohet
cytohyaloplasm
cytoid (current term)
cytoid bodies
cytokeratin
cytokeratin filaments
cytokeratins
cytokine
cytokine storm
cytokine storms
cytokines
cytokineses
cytokinesis
cytokinetic
cytokinetics
cytokinin
cytokinin oxidase

Literary usage of Cytoid

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1. A System of Human Anatomy by Erasmus Wilson (1859)
"These cytoid corpuscles also exist in mucus, pus, and exudations. ... cytoid .corpuscle with its membrane raised by the action of water. ..."

2. The Anatomy of the Lymphatic System by Edward Klein (1875)
"cytoid bodies, situated chiefly in the peripheral connective-tissue zone. . . . They and their nuclei are smaller and brighter than those of blood and lymph ..."

3. Physiological Chemistry by Karl Gotthelf Lehmann (1855)
"Without entering further into the consideration of the incidental morphological constituents of pus, we will at once proceed to its cytoid corpuscles. ..."

4. Inflammation of the lungs: Tuberculosis and Consumption by Ludwig von Buhl, M. D. Mann, Samuel B. St. John (1874)
"Finally, besides the cytoid and giant cells, there are cells of an epithelial character, which, judged both by their size and position, are in a transition ..."

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