noun ar·chaeo·cyte
variants: less commonly


Definition of archaeocyte



  1. :  an indifferent commonly amoeboid interstitial cell; specifically :  any of certain amoebocytes of sponges that have large nuclei and blunt pseudopods, are believed to be persistent undifferentiated embryonic cells, and develop into the sex cells

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Origin and Etymology of archaeocyte

archae- + -cyte

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capable of being understood in two ways

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