sarcocyte

noun sar·co·cyte \ˈsärkəˌsīt\

Definition of sarcocyte

plural

-s

  1. :  the outer clear layer of ectoplasm lying between the myocyte and epicyte or cuticle in gregarines

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Origin and Etymology of sarcocyte

sarc- + -cyte


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