trephocyte


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troph·o·cyte

(trof'ō-sīt),
A cell that supplies nourishment; for example, Sertoli cells in the seminiferous tubules.
Synonym(s): trephocyte
[tropho- + G. kytos, cell]

trephocyte

(tref'o-sit) [Gr. trephein, to feed, + kytos, cell] Trophocyte.

trephocyte

a cell which provides nourishment for another cell, e.g. Sertoli cell, avian thrombocytes.
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