desmacyte
n. [Gr. desmos, bond; kytos, container]
(PORIFERA)
Long slender cells in the cortex and around the internal channels; fiber cells.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • desmacyte — des·ma·cyte …   English syllables

  • desmacyte — ˌsīt noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin desma + English cyte : one of the long fusiform cells forming a fibrous network in sponge cortex …   Useful english dictionary

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