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amebocyte

[uh-mee-buh-sahyt] /əˈmi bəˌsaɪt/
noun, Zoology
1.
a migratory, ameboid cell found in many invertebrates that functions in excretion, assimilation, etc.
Also, amoebocyte.
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British Dictionary definitions for amebocyte

amoebocyte

/əˈmiːbəˌsaɪt/
noun
1.
any cell having properties similar to an amoeba, such as shape, mobility, and ability to engulf particles
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amebocyte in Medicine

amebocyte a·me·bo·cyte or a·moe·bo·cyte (ə-mē'bə-sīt')
n.

  1. An ameboid cell, such as a white blood cell.

  2. A blood cell in an in vitro tissue culture.

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