hemocyte


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hemocyte

[′hē·mə‚sīt]
(invertebrate zoology)
A cellular element of blood, especially in invertebrates.
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Bonamiosis is a disease caused by protozoans of the genus Bonamia, which infect hemocytes of oysters (Carnegie & Cochennec-Laureau 2004).
Hemocytes form the basis of insects' cell-mediated immunity.
Gas bubbles and aggregations of hemocytes were found in the myocardia of individuals of both experimental and control snow crab and southern Tanner crab.
Previous studies have associated stress caused by contaminants or HAB with an increase in hemocyte numbers in a variety of aquatic bivalves (Cajaraville et al.
The total hemocyte frequencies in hemolymph was determined by useing a Neubauer hemocytometer.
Hemocyte destabilization rates were determined by fitting a least squares linear regression when progressive destabilization was apparent ([R.
aspersa morphologically similar to granulocytes, and haemocytes II to hyalinocytes therefor it is possible to suggest that hemocyte type I is Granulocyte like Cell (GLC), and hemocyte type II is Hyalinocyte like Cell (HLC).
Changes in bacterial densities and hemocyte parameters in eastern oysters, Crassostrea virginica affected by juvenile oyster disease.
A cDNA library of Solen grandis was constructed with mixed tissue samples of gill and hemocyte from a razor clam.
In the lobster Homarus americanus, hemocyte numbers and serum protein concentration are related to diet quality (Stewart et al.
They also reported strong effects of environmental temperature on hemocyte viability and metal transport capability.