trephocyte

noun
treph·​o·​cyte | \ ˈtrefəˌsīt \
plural -s

Definition of trephocyte

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

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History and Etymology for trephocyte

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

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“Trephocyte.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trephocyte. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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