amebocyte


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a·me·bo·cyte

(ă-mē'bō-sīt),
1. A wandering cell found in invertebrates.
2. Obsolete term for leukocyte.
3. An in vitro tissue culture leukocyte.
[ameba, + kytos, cell]

amebocyte

/ame·bo·cyte/ (ah-me´bo-sīt″) ameboid cell.

amebocyte

(ə-mē′bə-sīt′)
n.
Variant of amoebocyte.

amebocyte

(1) An obsolete term for a macrophage. 
(2) A migratory leukocyte in invertebrates—e.g., echinoderms, mollusks and sponges.

a·me·bo·cyte

(ă-mē'bŏ-sīt)
1. A wandering cell found in invertebrates.
2. An in vitro tissue culture leukocyte.
Synonym(s): amoebocyte.
[ameba, + kytos, cell]

amebocyte

a cell showing ameboid movement.
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