collar cell

collar cell


Definition of COLLAR CELL

:  a flagellated endodermal cell that lines the cavity of a sponge and has a contractile protoplasmic cup surrounding the flagellum —called also choanocyte

First Known Use of COLLAR CELL

circa 1889


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