n. pl. [L. adeps, fat; Gr. haima, blood; kytos, container]
Hemocytes characterized by refringent fat droplets and other inclusions; spheroidocytes; see adipoleucocytes.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • adipocytes — n. pl. [L. adeps, fat; Gr. kytos, container] (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) Cells that form the fat bodies of insects; adipohemocytes; trophocytes …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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