choanocyte

noun
cho·​ano·​cyte | \ kō-ˈa-nə-ˌsīt How to pronounce choanocyte (audio) \

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First Known Use of choanocyte

1888, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for choanocyte

International Scientific Vocabulary choan- funnel-shaped (from Greek choanē funnel) + -cyte

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The first known use of choanocyte was in 1888

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“Choanocyte.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/choanocyte. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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