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cytaster

[sahy-tas-ter, sahy-tas-] /saɪˈtæs tər, ˈsaɪ tæs-/
noun, Biology
1.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; cyt(o)- + -aster2
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cytaster

/saɪˈtæstə; ˈsaɪtæs-/
noun
1.
(cytology) another word for aster (sense 3)
Word Origin
C19: from cyto- + aster
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