archeocyte

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • archeocyte — variant of archaeocyte * * * /ahr kee euh suyt /, n. Zool. (in sponges) a type of amoebocyte capable of developing into other types of cells, esp. reproductive cells. Also, archaeocyte. [1885 90; ARCHEO + CYTE] * * * archeocyte var. archæocyte …   Useful english dictionary

  • archeocyte — /ahr kee euh suyt /, n. Zool. (in sponges) a type of amoebocyte capable of developing into other types of cells, esp. reproductive cells. Also, archaeocyte. [1885 90; ARCHEO + CYTE] * * * …   Universalium

  • archeocyte — n. type of cell in sponges (Zoology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Sponge — This article is about the aquatic animal. For the porous cleaning tool, see Sponge (material). For other uses, see Sponge (disambiguation). Sponge Temporal range: Ediacaran–Recent …   Wikipedia

  • archaeocyte — /ahr kee euh suyt /, n. archeocyte. * * * …   Universalium

  • ar|chae|o|cyte — «AHR kee uh syt», noun. Zoology. an undifferentiated, itinerant cell, especially an ameboid cell, which gives rise to reproductive cells, such as in the sponge embryo. Also, archeocyte. ╂[< archaeo + Greek kýtos hollow, cell] …   Useful english dictionary

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