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amebocyte, amoebocyte
1. An ameboid white blood cell found primarily in invertebrates.
2. A cell that can wander freely in animal tissues.

Amebocytes are found, for example, in the walls of sponges and in the blood and body fluids of mammals.

They have the general appearance of Amoeba, particularly in exhibiting ameboid movement.

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