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fine; minutely; thin; slender
the placenta; womb
trad. (細胞)
simp. (细胞)

EtymologyEdit

Wasei kango (和製漢語), orthographically borrowed from Japanese 細胞 (さいぼう) (saibō, cell)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

細胞

  1. (biology, cytology) cell
  2. (figuratively) aptitude; ability

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

 
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Kanji in this term
さい
Grade: 2
ほう > ぼう
Grade: S
goon kan’on
Kanji in this term
さい
Grade: 2
ほう
Grade: S
goon kan’on

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

 
細胞

細胞 (hiragana さいぼう, rōmaji saibō, historical hiragana さいばう) (alternative reading hiragana さいほう, romaji saihō, historical hiragana さいはう)

  1. (cytology) a cell

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • The Oxford Starter Japanese Dictionary. →ISBN
  1. 1.0 1.1 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

細胞 (sepo) (hangeul 세포)

  1. Hanja form? of 세포 (cell).

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

NounEdit

細胞

  1. Hán tự form of tế bào (cell).