WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
ar•che•o•cyte  (ärkē ə sīt′),USA pronunciation n. [Zool.]
  1. Zoology(in sponges) a type of amoebocyte capable of developing into other types of cells, esp. reproductive cells.
Also,  archaeocyte. 
  • archeo- + -cyte 1885–90

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