Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A small branching cell of the posterior lobe of the pituitary gland.

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  • noun a small branching cell in the posterior lobe of the pituitary gland

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[pitui(tary) + –cyte.]

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