troph·​o·​phore | \ ˈträfəˌfō(ə)r\
plural -s

Definition of trophophore

: one of the amoeboid cells that give rise to gemmules in a sponge

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Other Words from trophophore

trophophorous \ trōˈfäf(ə)rəs \ adjective

First Known Use of trophophore

1885, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for trophophore

troph- + -phore

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