Definition of Amebocyte

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of amoebocyte) ¹



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Definition of Amebocyte

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Medical Definition of Amebocyte

1. 1. A wandering cell found in invertebrates. 2. Obsolete term for leukocyte. 3. An in vitro tissue culture leukocyte. Origin: amoeba, + kytos, cell (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Amebocyte

ameba
amebae
amebalike
ameban
amebas
amebean
amebiases
amebiasis
amebic
amebic dysentery
amebicidal
amebicide
amebicides
amebiform
amebiosis
amebocyte (current term)
amebocytes
ameboid
ameboid cell
ameboid movement
ameboididity
ameboidism
ameboma
amebous
amebula
amebule
ameburia
amedalin
ameer
ameerate

Literary usage of Amebocyte

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1. International Medical and Surgical Surveyby American Institute of Medicine by American Institute of Medicine (1922)
"(la—403) (la—403) The Effect of Various Salts on the Outgrowth from Experimental amebocyte Tissue near the Iso-Electric Point ..."

2. Niosh Manual of Analytical Methods: Sampling and Analytical Methods for edited by Peter M. Eller (1994)
"After exposure to the lysed amebocyte cells, a liquid suspension containing trace levels ... This test is called the Limulus amebocyte lysate (LAL) assay. ..."

3. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"(15) with limulus amebocyte lysate (Worthing- ton); (iv) endotoxin + Ep treated—daily injections of 10 jug of endotoxin plus twice daily injections of 0.5 ..."

4. Preventing the Forward Contamination of Mars by National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Preventing the Forward Contamination of Mars, National Research Council (U.S.). Space Studies Board, National Research Council (U.S.). Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2006)
"... billion years ago ICSU International Council for Science JPL Jet Propulsion Laboratory LAL limulus amebocyte lysate LDEF Long Duration Exposure Facility ..."

5. Papers and Proceedings of the Surgeon General's Conference on Agricultural edited by Melvin L. Myers (1994)
"Endotoxin analyses were performed on 31 samples in duplicate using the kinetic Limulus amebocyte lysate assay. Product inhibition was found in 27 of the 31 ..."

6. A Pocket medical dictionary: Giving the Pronunciation and Definition of the ...by George Milbry Gould by George Milbry Gould (1920)
"amebocyte, am-e1 ~bo~slt. A leukocyte. Ame'boid. Having the movements of an ameba. Ameb'ula. A merozoite having the power of ameboid motion. ..."

7. Code of Federal Regulations by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"... amebocyte Lysate Measles, Mumps, and Rubella Virus Vaccine Live. Measles and Mumps Virus Vaccine Live Measles and Rubella Virus Vaccine Live Measles ..."

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