elaeocyte
n. [Gr. elaion, any oil; kytos, container]
(ANNELIDA)
Free fatty globules, yellow or transparent, inodorous or evil-smelling, in the coelom; emitted by the dorsal pores when the worm is irritated.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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