trophocyte


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trophocyte

[′träf·ə‚sīt]
(invertebrate zoology)
A nutritive cell of the ovary or testis of an insect.
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Mean arterial pressure (MAP), 24-hour urine protein, placental and fetal weight, serum TGs, total cholesterol (TC) and pathologic liver and trophocyte changes were assessed.
Changes in energy-regulated molecules in the trophocytes and fat cells of young and old worker honeybees (Apis mellifera).