nephrostome

noun
neph·ro·stome | \ˈne-frə-ˌstōm \

Definition of nephrostome 

: the ciliated funnel-shaped coelomic opening of a typical nephridium

First Known Use of nephrostome

1888, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for nephrostome

New Latin nephrostoma, from nephr- + stoma stoma

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nephrostome

noun
neph·ro·stome | \ˈnef-rə-ˌstōm \
variants: also nephrostoma \ni-ˈfräs-tə-mə \
plural nephrostomes also nephrostomata\-mət-ə \

Medical Definition of nephrostome 

: the ciliated funnel-shaped coelomic opening of a typical nephridium

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