amoebocyte

noun
amoe·​bo·​cyte | \ ə-ˈmē-bə-ˌsīt How to pronounce amoebocyte (audio) \
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Definition of amoebocyte

: a cell (such as a phagocyte) having amoeboid form or movements

First Known Use of amoebocyte

1887, in the meaning defined above

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“Amoebocyte.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amoebocyte. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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