Definition of Amoebocytes

1. Noun. (plural of amoebocyte) ¹



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Definition of Amoebocytes

1. amoebocyte [n] - See also: amoebocyte

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Amoebocytes

amoebiasis
amoebiasis cutis
amoebic
amoebic abscess
amoebic colitis
amoebic dysentery
amoebic granuloma
amoebicidal
amoebicide
amoebida
amoebiform
amoebiosis
amoebism
amoebocyte
amoebocytes (current term)
amoeboid
amoeboid movement
amoeboids
amoebous
amoebozoan
amoebozoans
amok
amoks
amole
amoles
amomum
amomums
among

Literary usage of Amoebocytes

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1. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1906)
"In the interstices of the network of fibres a semi-fluid substance (the unaltered jelly) is found, and this is traversed by free, wandering amoebocytes. ..."

2. Report on the Lancashire Sea-Fisheries at the University of Liverpool, and by University of Liverpool, Lancashire Sea-Fisheries Laboratory, University of Liverpool Lancashire Sea-Fisheries Laboratory (1907)
"There are two principal kinds of amoebocytes:—(1) Semi-transparent cells, which are amoeboid and have finely granular protoplasm. ..."

3. Zoology: An Elementary Text-book by Arthur Everett Shipley, Ernest William MacBride (1904)
"This fluid has suspended it in numerous amoebocytes (•». p. 92), and these corpuscles act as scavengers, taking up into themselves any foreign bodies, ..."

4. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1908)
"Cuenot (1901) distinguished (i) amoebocytes, floating cells in the ... such products and amoebocytes loaded with them become caught in these organs, ..."

5. A Treatise on Zoology by Edwin Ray Lankester (1900)
"The amoebocytes are formed in specialised glandular regions of both haemal and ... From them are developed connective and muscular fibres, amoebocytes and ..."

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