haemocyte


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haemocyte

An older, nonspecific term for any cell either native to the circulation or found therein.

he·mo·cyte

(hē'mō-sīt)
Any cell or formed element of the blood.
Synonym(s): haemocyte.
[hemo- + G. kytos, a hollow (cell)]

haemocyte

an invertebrate blood cell.

he·mo·cyte

(hē'mō-sīt)
Any cell or formed element of the blood.
Synonym(s): haemocyte.
[hemo- + G. kytos, a hollow (cell)]
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These disturbances are, therefore, translated into structural alterations marked and significant drop in the number of haemocytes, ranging from 271-123 haem / 3[micro]l in S.
The present study evaluated whether extended wet-holding under ambient conditions during the coldest water seasons in Newfoundland would affect condition and the physiological stress response based on two calculated condition indices and the haemocyte lysosomal retention time of Neutral Red Dye (Neutral Red Assay).
In this study, the Vibrio and chitin mixture caused significant changes in haemocyte numbers.
A sample of 10 [micro]L of haemolymph was collected with 4[degrees]C refrigerated syringes, fixed in 4% formaldehyde-MAS (27 mM sodium citrate, 336 mM NaCl, 115 mM glucose, 9 mM EDTA, pH 7.0) for total haemocyte count (THC).
Haemocyte concentration in oyster hemolymph was assessed with the fluorescent DNA-intercalating stain SYBR[R]Green I (Molecular Probes, the final concentration of 10-4 from the original solution).
Does the antibiotic amoxicillin affect haemocyte parameters in non-target aquatic invertebrates?
Santos et al., "Haemocyte population and ultrastructural changes during the immune response of the mosquito Culex quinquefasciatus to microfilariae of Wuchereria bancrofti," Medical and Veterinary Entomology, vol.
Separation of the haemocyte populations of Carcinus maenas and other marine decapods, and prophenoloxidase distribution.