nephrostome


neph·ro·stome

noun \ˈne-frə-ˌstōm\

Definition of NEPHROSTOME

:  the ciliated funnel-shaped coelomic opening of a typical nephridium

Origin of NEPHROSTOME

New Latin nephrostoma, from nephr- + stoma stoma
First Known Use: 1888

neph·ro·stome

noun \ˈnef-rə-ˌstōm\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural neph·ro·stomes also neph·ro·sto·ma·ta \-mət-ə\

Medical Definition of NEPHROSTOME

: the ciliated funnel-shaped coelomic opening of a typical nephridium

Variants of NEPHROSTOME

neph·ro·stome also ne·phros·to·ma \ni-ˈfräs-tə-mə\

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