n. pl. [L. adeps, fat; Gr. leukos, white; kytos, container]
1. Leucocyte blood cells with fat inclusions.
2. (ARTHROPODA: Insecta)
In Hemiptera, large cells containing fat droplets, often thought to be hemocytes.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • adipohemocytes — n. pl. [L. adeps, fat; Gr. haima, blood; kytos, container] (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) Hemocytes characterized by refringent fat droplets and other inclusions; spheroidocytes; see adipoleucocytes …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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