cytopharynx

noun
cy·​to·​phar·​ynx | \ -ˈfar-iŋ(k)s How to pronounce cytopharynx (audio) \

Medical Definition of cytopharynx

: a channel leading from the surface into the protoplasm of some unicellular organisms and functioning in ciliates as a gullet

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“Cytopharynx.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cytopharynx. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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