oenocyte

noun
oe·​no·​cyte | \ ˈēnəˌsīt \
plural -s

Definition of oenocyte

: one of the large straw-colored cells that are segmentally arranged in connection with the fat bodies and tracheae of most insects and that may have important secretory functions

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Other Words from oenocyte

oenocytic \ ¦⸗⸗¦sitik \ adjective

History and Etymology for oenocyte

International Scientific Vocabulary oen- + -cyte

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“Oenocyte.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oenocyte. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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