hemocyte

noun
he·​mo·​cyte | \ ˈhē-mə-ˌsīt How to pronounce hemocyte (audio) \

Definition of hemocyte

: a blood cell especially of an invertebrate animal

First Known Use of hemocyte

1888, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hemocyte

International Scientific Vocabulary

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about hemocyte

Statistics for hemocyte

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for hemocyte

The first known use of hemocyte was in 1888

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for hemocyte

hemocyte

noun
he·​mo·​cyte
variants: or chiefly British haemocyte \ ˈhē-​mə-​ˌsīt How to pronounce haemocyte (audio) \

Medical Definition of hemocyte

: a blood cell especially of an invertebrate animal (as an insect)

More from Merriam-Webster on hemocyte

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with hemocyte

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about hemocyte

Comments on hemocyte

What made you want to look up hemocyte? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

formidable, illustrious, or eminent

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

The Exceptions Quiz III

  • one green toy robot amidst many red toy robots
  • Which of these words does not mean "nonsense"?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!