oenocyte

noun oe·no·cyte \ˈēnəˌsīt\

Definition of oenocyte

plural

-s

  1. :  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

oenocytic

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of oenocyte

International Scientific Vocabulary oen- + -cyte


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