Hemocyte

A hemocyte is a cell that plays a role in the immune system of invertebrates. It is found within the hemolymph. Hemocytes are phagocytes of invertebrates. Hemocytes in Drosophila melanogaster can be divided into two categories: embryonic and larval. Embryonic hemocytes are derived from head mesoderm and enter the hemolymph as circulating cells. La...
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hemocyte

(from the article `circulation`) Invertebrate blood may contain a number of cells (hemocytes) arising from the embryonic mesoderm. Many different types of hemocytes have been ...
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hemocyte

(he┬┤mo-sīt) blood cell.
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hemocyte

hemocyte, haemocyte, hematocyte 1. A cellular component of the blood, especially of an invertebrate. 2. Blood cell, associated with a haemocoel, particularly those of insects and crustacea. Despite the name, they are more like a leucocyte, being phagocytic and involved in defence and clotting of haemolymph and not involved in the transport of oxy...
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hemocyte

Synonym for haemocyte ... <haematology> Blood cell, associated with a haemocoel, particularly those of insects and crustacea. Despite the name they are more leucocyte like, being phagocytic and involved in defence and clotting of haemolymph and not involved in transport of oxygen. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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hemocyte

Type: Term Pronunciation: hē′mō-sīt Definitions: 1. Any cell or formed element of the blood. Synonyms: hematocyte
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