nephrostome

noun neph·ro·stome \ ˈne-frə-ˌstōm \

Definition of nephrostome

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

Origin and Etymology of nephrostome

New Latin nephrostoma, from nephr- + stoma stoma


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nephrostome

noun neph·ro·stome \ ˈnef-rə-ˌstōm \
variants: also nephrostoma play \ni-ˈfräs-tə-mə\

medical Definition of nephrostome

plural nephrostomes also nephrostomata play \-mət-ə\
:the ciliated funnel-shaped coelomic opening of a typical nephridium

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