• Definition for "collar cell"
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collar cell definition

  • noun:
    • See choanocyte.
    • the flagellated cells in sponges having a collar of cytoplasm round the flagellum; they preserve a flow of liquid through human anatomy
    • See choanocyte.
    • the flagellated cells in sponges having a collar of cytoplasm across the flagellum; they preserve a flow of liquid through human anatomy
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