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

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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)

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