trephocyte

trephocyte
SYN: trophocyte. [G. trepho, to nourish, + kytos, cell]

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trepho·cyte (trefґo-sīt) [Gr. trephein to feed + -cyte] trophocyte.

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  • tréphocyte — [ trefɔsit ] n. m. • 1967; du rad. de tréphone et cyte ♦ Méd. Leucocyte qui élabore des tréphones. tréphocyte [tʀefɔsit] n. m. ÉTYM. Mil. XXe; du rad. de tréphone, et cyte. ❖ ♦ Méd. Leucocyte qui élabore des tréphones …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • trephocyte — treph·o·cyte …   English syllables

  • trephocyte — ˈtrefəˌsīt noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary treph (from Greek trephein to nourish) + o + cyte more at atrophy : a blood cell found in many invertebrates and concerned primarily with the transport of substances between the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • trophocyte — A cell that supplies nourishment; e.g., Sertoli cells in the seminiferous tubules. SYN: trephocyte. [tropho + G. kytos, cell] * * * tro·pho·cyte (troґfo sīt) a cell that furnishes nutrition to other cells, as a Sertoli cell; called also… …   Medical dictionary

  • tréphone — [ trefɔn ] n. f. • 1924, Carrel; du gr. trephô « je nourris » ♦ Biol. Substance nutritive des extraits embryonnaires, capable de stimuler la croissance cellulaire. ⇒TRÉPHONE, subst. fém. BIOL., gén. au plur. Substance nutritive des extraits… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • -cyte — ♦ Élément, du gr. kutos « cavité, cellule » : lymphocyte. cyte, cyto éléments, du gr. kutos, cavité, cellule (ex. spermatocyte, leucocyte, etc.). ⇒ CYTE, élément suff. Élément suff., du gr. « cavité, cellule », entrant dans la compos. de subst.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • tréphocytose — [tʀefɔsitoz] n. f. ÉTYM. Mil. XXe; de tréphocyte. ❖ ♦ Méd. Action des tréphocytes, production de tréphones …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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