pericyte

noun
peri·​cyte | \ ˈper-ə-ˌsīt How to pronounce pericyte (audio) \

Medical Definition of pericyte

: a cell of the connective tissue about capillaries or other small blood vessels

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“Pericyte.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pericyte. Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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