choanocyte


cho·ano·cyte

noun \kō-ˈa-nə-ˌsīt\

Definition of CHOANOCYTE

Origin of CHOANOCYTE

International Scientific Vocabulary choan- funnel-shaped (from Greek choanē funnel) + -cyte
First Known Use: 1888

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