collar cell


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collar cell

collar cell

n
(Zoology) another name for choanocyte
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Noun1.collar cell - any of the flagellated cells in sponges having a collar of cytoplasm around the flagellumcollar cell - any of the flagellated cells in sponges having a collar of cytoplasm around the flagellum; they maintain a flow of water through the body
flagellated cell - any cell or one-celled organism equipped with a flagellum
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Winyard and Feather (22) found BCL2 immunoreactivity at mesenchymal condensates of fetal kidney, negative staining at ureteric bud braches, and ectopic staining at dysplastic primitive ducts, but negative staining at surrounding collar cells.