hemocyte


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he·mo·cyte

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

hemocyte

/he·mo·cyte/ (he´mo-sīt) blood cell.

hemocyte

(hē′mə-sīt′)
n.
A cellular component of the blood, especially of an invertebrate.

hemocyte

he·mo·cyte

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

he·mo·cyte

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

hemocyte

a blood cell.
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Botrylloides leachii has a great capacity for preventing hemolymph loss from injuries, with hemolymph loss stopped in less than 30 s by a combination of tissue contraction and hemocyte aggregation (video 4, available online).
Hemocyte proliferation with focal thickening of the stroma was present among the digestive glands, the albumin glands and the ovo-testis (Fig.
Hemocyte differentiation in the hematopoietic organs of the silkworm, Bombyx mori: prohemocytes have the function of phagocytosis.
2010): Class 0 = No infection observed; Class I = Light infection, few hemocytes observed with 1-2 parasites; Class II = Moderate infection, large number of infected hemocytes in the cytoplasm; and Class III = Heavy infection, widespread infection with numerous infected hemocytes.
We also carried out a phylogenetic analysis of the putative amino acid sequences, confirming their similarity to their vertebrate counterparts, and studied the location of their mRNAs by in situ hybridization on hemocyte monolayers.
Relationship between mitochondria-associated fluorescence and hemocyte motility in Gromphadorhina portentosa.
The olive tail moment and percent tail DNA were not different for hemocyte comets from the different treatments (Fig.
As the slugs age, morula-like amoebocytes appear in the circulatory system that are similar in morphology to a fatal hemocyte neoplasia in the soft-shell clam, Mya arenaria (Mondy and Pierce, 2003).
Venom calreticulin from Costesia rubecula or Pteromalus puparum could inhibit host hemocyte spreading and cellular encapsulation in vitro
Distinguishing muscle nuclei from hemocyte and various parasite stage nuclei was difficult.