One of the cells located around the bodies of the cerebrospinal and sympathetic ganglionic neurons. SYN: capsule cell. [amphi- + G. kytos, cell]

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am·phi·cyte (amґfĭ-sīt) [amphi- + -cyte] a satellite cell (def. 1).

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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