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- noun An excretory cell, with fibrillar or vacuolated cytoplasm, which contains masses of waste products. Such cells occur in the track of the blood-currents in the Crustacea.
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- noun biology a specialized
cell, especially in arthropods, whose function involves the accumulation or formation of wasteor excretoryproducts
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nephro- + -cyte
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