ectonephridium

noun
ec·​to·​nephridium | \ ¦ek(ˌ)tō+ \

Definition of ectonephridium

: a nephridium of ectodermal origin (such as that of certain mollusks)

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History and Etymology for ectonephridium

New Latin, from ect- + nephridium

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“Ectonephridium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ectonephridium. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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