mycetocyte

noun my·ce·to·cyte \mīˈsētəˌsīt\

Definition of mycetocyte

plural

-s

  1. :  a cell in various insects (as most true bugs) of a type that contains unicellular and probably symbiotic fungi and is usually clustered with others of its kind into paired mycetomes

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Origin and Etymology of mycetocyte

mycet- + -cyte


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