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