Definición de choanocyte en inglés:

choanocyte

Saltos de línea: cho¦ano|cyte
Pronunciación: /ˈkəʊənə(ʊ)sʌɪt
 
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sustantivo

Zoology
  • A flagellated cell with a collar of protoplasm at the base of the flagellum, numbers of which line the internal chambers of sponges.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Water movement is driven by the beating of flagellae, which are located on specialized cells called choanocytes (collar cells).
    • Sponge cells called choanocytes each project a minuscule filament.
    • Particles are caught in the collar part of the choanocyte cells.

Origen

late 19th century: from Greek khoanē 'funnel' + -cyte.

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