amoebocyte

amoebocyte
also amebocyte noun Date: 1892 a cell (as a phagocyte) having amoeboid form or movements

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  • amoebocyte — [ə mē′bō sīt΄] n. [< AMOEBA + CYTE] alt. sp. of AMEBOCYTE …   English World dictionary

  • amoebocyte — n. [Gr. amoibe, change; kytos, container] 1. Certain body cells or tissues capable of independent amoeba like movement. 2. (PORIFERA) Any mesohyl cell where no special activity is evident; see plasmatocyte …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • amoebocyte — /euh mee beuh suyt /, n. amebocyte. * * * …   Universalium

  • amoebocyte — noun a) any cell that has the form or motion of an amoeba b) a leukocyte, especially in an in vitro culture …   Wiktionary

  • amoebocyte — n. a cell that moves by sending out processes of its protoplasm in the same way as an amoeba …   Medical dictionary

  • amoebocyte — n. type of cell found in invertebrates (Zoology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • amoebocyte — amoe·bo·cyte …   English syllables

  • amoebocyte — n. a cell that moves by sending out processes of its protoplasm in the same way as an amoeba …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • amoebocyte — a•moe•bo•cyte [[t]əˈmi bəˌsaɪt[/t]] n. cbl amebocyte …   From formal English to slang

  • amoebocyte — …   Useful english dictionary

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