organ of Bojanus

organ of Bo·​ja·​nus | \ -bōˈyänəs \

Definition of organ of Bojanus

: one of a pair of nephridial excretory organs of bivalve mollusks situated on each side of the body just below the pericardium

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History and Etymology for organ of Bojanus

after Ludwig H. Bojanus †1827 German anatomist

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“Organ of Bojanus.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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