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from The Century Dictionary.

  • 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 waste or excretory products

Etymologies

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nephro- + -cyte

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