nephrostome

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noun neph·ro·stome \ˈne-frə-ˌstōm\

Definition of nephrostome

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

Origin and Etymology of nephrostome

New Latin nephrostoma, from nephr- + stoma stoma


First Known Use: 1888


Medical Dictionary

nephrostome

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noun neph·ro·stome \ˈnef-rə-ˌstōm\
variants: also

nephrostoma

\ni-ˈfräs-tə-mə\play

Medical Definition of nephrostome

plural

nephrostomes

also

nephrostomata

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


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