protonephridium

protonephridium
protonephridium [prōt΄ō nē frid′ē əm, prōt΄ōnəfrid′ē əm]
n.
Zool. a tubular, excretory structure in certain invertebrates, as flatworms, rotifers, and some larvae, usually ending internally in flame cells and having an external pore

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