flame cell

flame cell

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

Игры ⚽ Поможем сделать НИР

Look at other dictionaries:

  • flame cell — n a hollow cell that has a tuft of vibratile cilia and is part of the excretory system of various lower invertebrates (as a flatworm) …   Medical dictionary

  • flame cell — n. a hollow cell in the excretory tubules of many lower animals, as flatworms, with an internal tuft of cilia that produces movement of the excretory products …   English World dictionary

  • flame cell — flame′ cell n. zool. one of the hollow cells terminating the branches of the excretory tubules of certain invertebrates • Etymology: 1885–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • Flame cell — removing waste materials. Bundles of flame cells are called protonephredia.The flame cell has a nucleated cell body, with a cup shaped projection, with cilia covering the inner surface of the cup. The beating of these cilia resemble a flame,… …   Wikipedia

  • flame cell — noun organ of excretion in flatworms • Hypernyms: ↑excretory organ, ↑urinary organ • Part Holonyms: ↑flatworm, ↑platyhelminth * * * noun : a large hollow cell containing a tuft of vibratile cilia and terminating the branches of the excretory… …   Useful english dictionary

  • flame cell — noun Date: 1888 a hollow cell that has a tuft of vibratile cilia and is part of some lower invertebrate excretory systems (as of a platyhelminthic worm) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • flame cell — Zool. one of the hollow cells terminating the branches of the excretory tubules of certain invertebrates, having a tuft of continuously moving cilia. [1885 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • Flame (disambiguation) — Flame is burning gas or vapor, the visible part of fire.Flame may also refer to: * Flaming (internet), a message sent over the internet with the deliberate intent to insult. * Eternal flame, a constantly burning flame ** Olympic Flame, eternal… …   Wikipedia

  • List of topics in cell biology — Cell invokes a major branch of theory and research known variously as cell biology, cellular biology or cytology. The study of cell tissues is known as histology. Cell types are often referred to using the suffixes blast, clast, cyte, especially… …   Wikipedia

  • Cell — The basic structural and functional unit in people and all living things. Each cell is a small container of chemicals and water wrapped in a membrane. Each cell in the human body there are 100 trillion cells in each of us contains the entire… …   Medical dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”