ciliary flame

noun

Definition of ciliary flame

: a tuft of cilia functioning in excretion (as in the nephrostomes of annelids or the flame cells of flatworms)

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“Ciliary flame.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ciliary%20flame. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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