myxocyte

noun
myxo·​cyte | \ ˈmik-sə-ˌsīt How to pronounce myxocyte (audio) \

Medical Definition of myxocyte

: a stellate cell that is characteristic of mucous tissue

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“Myxocyte.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/myxocyte. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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