Literally meaning: “plasma cell”
Origin: Anc Greek
πλάσμα (noun)/plasma (=something formed or molded, an idol)> πλάσσω/plasso(=create, form, mold).
+κυτο-/cyto- (=combining form meaning “cell” derived from anc Greek κυτίον/kytion/cytion=box, container)
Plasmacyte (or plasma cell) is a type of of leukocyte that produces antibodies, derived from B cells.