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Any cell or formed element of the blood.
Synonym(s): hematocyte
[hemo- + G. kytos, a hollow (cell)]
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Flow cytometric analysis of hematocytes from Brown Pelicans (Pelecanus occidentalis) exposed to planar halogenated hydrocarbons and heavy metals.
Hematocytes were withdrawn from the hemocel cavity and immediately processed for assessment of lysosomal membrane stability and DNA integrity.