An amoeboid cell type of sponges (Porifera).
Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.
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Archaeocyte — Archaeocytes (from Greek beginning and hollow vessel ) or amoebocytes are amoeboid cells found in sponges. They are totipotent and have varied functions depending on the species.LocationArchaeocytes are located in the mesohyl, an acellular… … Wikipedia
archaeocyte — /ahr kee euh suyt /, n. archeocyte. * * * … Universalium
archaeocyte — n. type of cell found in sponges (Zoology) … English contemporary dictionary
archaeocyte — ar·chaeo·cyte … English syllables
archaeocyte — … Useful english dictionary
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
ar|che|o|cyte — «AHR kee uh syt», noun. = archaeocyte. (Cf. ↑archaeocyte) … Useful english dictionary
Amebocyte — An amebocyte or amoebocyte is a mobile cell (moving like an amoeba) in the body of invertebrates such as echinoderms, mollusks or sponges. Similar to some of the white blood cells of vertebrates, in many species amebocytes are found in the blood… … Wikipedia
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
sorite — ˈsōrˌīt noun ( s) Etymology: Greek sōros heap + English ite : archaeocyte … Useful english dictionary