peptonephridium

noun
pep·​to·​nephridium | \¦peptō+\

Definition of peptonephridium 

: a nephridium that opens into the alimentary canal and is regarded as having a digestive function

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History and Etymology for peptonephridium

New Latin, from pept- + nephridium

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