mycetocyte

mycetocyte

[mī′sēd·ə‚sīt]
(invertebrate zoology)
One of the cells clustered together to form a mycetome.
An individual cell functioning like a mycetome.
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Mycetocytes, which are specialized fat body cells harboring uricolytic bacteria, have been identified from only one termite species, Mastotermes darwiniensis (Bandi and Sacchi 2000).
The primary and secondary symbionts were located in mycetocytes, microbe-containing structures commonly found in hemipteran insects (Baumann 2006), of D.