choanocyte


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any of the flagellated cells in sponges having a collar of cytoplasm around the flagellum

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When he and his Pathology Department colleagues went back and looked at the samples, De Goeij realised that choanocytes were shedding all over the place.
Mae 'na nifer o blygiadau fel arfer yn wal y corff, felly mae 'na ddigon o arwynebedd a lle i'r choanocytes yma dynnu bwyd i mewn i'r anifail.
Their entire body is organized for filtering water, which is moved inside an aquiferous system by choanocytes," or pumping cells.
The new sponge has neither choanocytes nor a system for filtering water.