migratory cell

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mi·gra·to·ry cell

n. célula migratoria, célula que tiene locomoción.
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In normal responses to wounds, invading organisms are killed by ameboid cells, until a signal to the activated ameboid cells indicates that the invasion is over and the cells stop killing and change to healing.
The presence of ameboid cells alleviated Wagge's concerns over proposed mechanisms of shell repair, and led him to wonder whether similar mechanisms were also used in formation of new shell.
Under the influence of this stimulus the endothelial cells of the adjacent blood vessels, containing carbon particles in their protoplasm, were seen to separate from each other, to become free and to transform themselves into ameboid cells, typical mononuclear exudate cells or macrophages.