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nephrostome

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noun neph·ro·stome \ˈne-frə-ˌstōm\

Definition of nephrostome

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



Origin of nephrostome

New Latin nephrostoma, from nephr- + stoma stoma


First Known Use: 1888


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nephrostome

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noun neph·ro·stome \ˈnef-rə-ˌstōm\

Medical Definition of nephrostome

plural nephrostomes also nephrostomata \-mət-ə\play

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



Variants of nephrostome

also nephrostoma \ni-ˈfräs-tə-mə\play

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