Amebocyte

An amebocyte or amoebocyte (/əˈmiː.bə.saɪt/) is a mobile cell (moving like an amoeba) in the body of invertebrates such as echinoderms, mollusks or sponges. They move by pseudopodia. Similarly to some of the white blood cells of vertebrates, in many species amebocytes are found in the blood or body fluid and play a role in the defense of the ...
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amebocyte

1. A wandering cell found in invertebrates. ... 2. Obsolete term for leukocyte. ... 3. An in vitro tissue culture leukocyte. ... Origin: amoeba, + kytos, cell ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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amebocyte

amebocyte, amoebocyte 1. An ameboid white blood cell found primarily in invertebrates. 2. A cell that can wander freely in animal tissues. Amebocytes are found, for example, in the walls of sponges and in the blood and body fluids of mammals. They have the general appearance of Amoeba, particularly in exhibiting ameboid movement.
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amebocyte

Type: Term Pronunciation: ă-mē′bō-sīt Definitions: 1. A wandering cell found in invertebrates. 2. Obsolete term for leukocyte. 3. An in vitro tissue culture leukocyte.
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