flame cell



flame cell defined in 1951 year

flame cell - flame cell (SOLENOGYTE);
flame cell - Hollow cup-shaped cell with a bunch of cilia which work in the lumen. Flame cells are usually connected together by canals which ultimately open to the exterior of the animal. See also: Nephridium. Occur in several groups; Platyhelminthes, Nemertea, Rotifera, Annelida, larvae of Molluscs, amphioxus.

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