Definition of Cytode

1. n. A nonnucleated mass of protoplasm, the supposed simplest form of independent life differing from the amoeba, in which nuclei are present.



Definition of Cytode

1. a protoplasm body without nucleus [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cytode

cytochrome system
cytochromes
cytochylema
cytocidal
cytocide
cytoclasis
cytoclastic
cytoclesis
cytococcus
cytocompatibility
cytocompatible
cytocrine gland
cytocrine secretion
cytocuprein
cytocyst
cytode (current term)
cytodes
cytodiagnosis
cytodiagnostic
cytodieresis
cytodifferentiation
cytodomain
cytodomains
cytofluorimetric
cytofluorogram
cytofluorograms
cytofluorometer
cytofluorometry
cytogene
cytogenesis

Literary usage of Cytode

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1. The Monthly Microscopical Journal: Transactions of the Royal Microscopical (1872)
"Each cytode now thrusts out two arms, which are prolongations of its ... After the first or mobile arm has separated from the cytode, the second arm becomes ..."

2. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1872)
"At the same time that this movement of straightening is made, a current carries the granular protoplasm from the centre of the cytode into the interior of ..."

3. The Standard Natural History by John Sterling Kingsley, Elliott Coues (1884)
"The shorter arm then develops, appropriating the entire substance of the cytode, and likewise acquires the form of a nematode worm. ..."

4. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"Sometimes a cytode is a naked clump of soft ... at others the peripheral part of the cytode hardens, and differentiates into a more or less perfect envelope ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"If a nucleus differentiates in the interior of such a clump, it becomes a cell ; if it remains as a mere clump of protoplasm, it is a cytode. ..."

6. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"... tive material of a cytode; protoplasmic cell-substance : specifically used of the common gelatinous matrix of protozoans, ..."

7. A Manual of the Anatomy of Invertebrated Animals by Thomas Henry Huxley (1888)
"I shall, therefore, assume provisionally, that the primary form of every animal is a nucleated protoplasmic body, cytode, or cell, in the most general ..."

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