trephocyte

noun treph·o·cyte \ ˈtrefəˌsīt \

Definition of trephocyte

plural -s
: a blood cell found in many invertebrates and concerned primarily with the transport of substances between the body cells

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Origin and Etymology of trephocyte

International Scientific Vocabulary treph- (from Greek trephein to nourish) + -o- + -cyte


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