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amebocyte

or a·moe·bo·cyte

[uh-mee-buh-sahyt]
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noun Zoology.
  1. a migratory, ameboid cell found in many invertebrates that functions in excretion, assimilation, etc.

Origin of amebocyte

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amebocyte in Medicine

amebocyte

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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