n. [Gr. lepis, scale; kytos, container]
A nucleated cell with a cell wall; see gymnocyte.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • lepocyte — (ˈlɛpəsaɪt) [ad. mod.L. lepocyta, f. Gr. λέπος scale + κύτος cell.] ‘A nucleated cell provided with walls’ (Syd. Soc. Lex. 1888) …   Useful english dictionary

  • gymnocyte — n. [Gr. gymnos, bare; kytos, container] A cell with no cell wall; see lepocyte …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • lepo- — combining form Etymology: probably from New Latin, from Greek lepos more at lepiota : husk : rind : scale lepocyte lepothrix …   Useful english dictionary

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