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he·mo·cyte

 (hē′mə-sīt′)
n.
A cellular component of the blood, especially of an invertebrate.
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he•mo•cyte

(ˈhi məˌsaɪt)

n.
a blood cell.
[1900–05]
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(2004) present strong evidence from scanning electron microscopy that crystal growth is directly mediated by hematocyte cells.
A 0.5 mL sample was selected for active bacterial calculation with a hematocyte plate to calculate the antibacterial rate (%).
Several types of hematocyte have been identified in the hemolymph of tridacnid species: two types in Tridacna maxima (Reade and Reade, 1976) and, more recently, three types in T.