Definition of mastocyte in English:

mastocyte

noun

Physiology
  • Mast cell.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in William Dorland (1864–1956), obstetrician. From French mastocyte from German Mast + French -o- + -cyte, probably after German Mastzelle.

Pronunciation

mastocyte

/ˈmastəsʌɪt/