ALL meanings of choanocyte

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  • noun choanocyte any of the flagellated cells in sponges that maintain a flow of water through the body. A collar of protoplasm surrounds the base of the flagellum 3
  • noun choanocyte Any of the cells in sponges that contain a flagellum, and are used to control the movement of water. 1
  • noun choanocyte one of the flagellated cells lining the inner cavity of a sponge, having a collar of protoplasm encircling the base of the flagellum. 1
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