Cytode
Cytode Cy"tode (s?"t?d), n. [Gr. ky`tos hollow vessel, from ????. See {Cyst}.] (Biol.) A nonnucleated mass of protoplasm, the supposed simplest form of independent life differing from the {amoeba}, in which nuclei are present. [1913 Webster]

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  • cytode — [sitɔd] n. m. ÉTYM. 1906, in Rev. gén. des sc., no 10, p. 463; de cyt , et ode. ❖ ♦ Biol., vieilli. Plastide sans noyau …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • cytode — ˈsīˌtōd noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary cyt + ode (from Greek ōdēs like); originally formed as German zytode more at odes 1. : an anucleate mass of protoplasm 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • cytode — cy·tode …   English syllables

  • Gymnocytode — Gym no*cy tode (j[i^]m n[ o]*s[imac] t[=o]d), n. [Gr. gymno s naked + E. cytode.] (Biol.) A cytode without either a cell wall or a nucleus. Haeckel. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chloroplasts — Plastid Plas tid, Plastide Plas tide, n. [Gr. ?, ?, a creator.] 1. (Biol.) A formative particle of albuminous matter; a monad; a cytode. See the Note under {Morphon}. [Archaic] Haeckel. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) any of several types of minute… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gymnocyte — Gym no*cyte (j[i^]m n[ o]*s[imac]t), n. [Gr. gymno s naked + ky tos a hollow vessel.] (Biol.) A cytode without a proper cell wall, but with a nucleus. Haeckel. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Plasmon butter — Plasmon butter, and resembles clotted cream in appearance. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] Plasson Plas son, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? to form.] (Biol.) The albuminous material composing the body of a cytode. [1913 Webster] Note: It is considered simpler than… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Plasson — Plasmon butter Plasmon butter, and resembles clotted cream in appearance. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] Plasson Plas son, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? to form.] (Biol.) The albuminous material composing the body of a cytode. [1913 Webster] Note: It is considered… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Plastid — Plas tid, Plastide Plas tide, n. [Gr. ?, ?, a creator.] 1. (Biol.) A formative particle of albuminous matter; a monad; a cytode. See the Note under {Morphon}. [Archaic] Haeckel. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) any of several types of minute granules… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Plastide — Plastid Plas tid, Plastide Plas tide, n. [Gr. ?, ?, a creator.] 1. (Biol.) A formative particle of albuminous matter; a monad; a cytode. See the Note under {Morphon}. [Archaic] Haeckel. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) any of several types of minute… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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