akaryocyte
A cell without a nucleus (karyon), such as the erythrocyte. SYN: acaryote, akaryote. [G. a- priv. + karyon, kernel, + kytos, a hollow (cell)]

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  • akaryocyte — noun a cell without a nucleus (as an erythrocyte) • Syn: ↑akaryote, ↑acaryote • Hypernyms: ↑cell …   Useful english dictionary

  • Haemotaphonomy — or hemotaphonomy (from the Greek haima for blood, taphos for burial, and nomos for law) is the study of bloodstains, and especially of the changes in appearance and size of the cellular components, as well as the characteristics of their cell… …   Wikipedia

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  • acaryote — SYN: akaryocyte …   Medical dictionary

  • akaryote — SYN: akaryocyte. [G. a priv. + karyon, kernel] * * * akar·y·ote ( )ā kar ē .ōt n a cell lacking a nucleus …   Medical dictionary

  • acaryote — noun a cell without a nucleus (as an erythrocyte) • Syn: ↑akaryocyte, ↑akaryote • Hypernyms: ↑cell …   Useful english dictionary

  • akaryote — noun a cell without a nucleus (as an erythrocyte) • Syn: ↑akaryocyte, ↑acaryote • Hypernyms: ↑cell * * * (ˈ)āˈkarēˌōt noun ( s) Etymology: modification of New Latin akaryoton, from …   Useful english dictionary

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