variants or chloragogue
: of, relating to, or being certain cells that line the outer surface of the alimentary tract in earthworms and other annelids and are believed to function in excretion and waste storage

Word History


chloragogen, from chlor- + Greek agōgos leading (from agein to lead) + English -en; chloragogue, from chlor- + Greek agōgos

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“Chloragogen.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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