nephrocyte

noun
neph·​ro·​cyte | \ ˈnefrəˌsīt \
plural -s

Definition of nephrocyte

: an excretory cell specifically : a cell that has the ability to store up substances of an excretory nature

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History and Etymology for nephrocyte

International Scientific Vocabulary nephr- + -cyte

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“Nephrocyte.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nephrocyte. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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