choanocyte

Definition of choanocyte

cho´a`no`cyte`   Pronunciation: kō´å`nô`sīt`; kō`ăn´ô`sīt`
n.1.any of the flagellated cells in sponges having a collar of cytoplasm around base of the flagellum; they maintain a flow of water through the body.

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collar cell, flagellated cell
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