organ of Bojanus

organ of Bo·​ja·​nus
: one of a pair of nephridial excretory organs of bivalve mollusks situated on each side of the body just below the pericardium

Word History


after Ludwig H. Bojanus †1827 German anatomist

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“Organ of Bojanus.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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