mixonephridium

mixonephridium
n. [Gr. mixis, mingling; nephros, kidney]
(ANNELIDA: Polychaeta)
A type of nephromixium in which the nephridium and coelomoduct are combined into a single organ having both excretory and genital functions.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • metanephromixium — n. [Gr. meta, after; nephros, kidney; mixis, mingling] (ANNELIDA: Polychaeta) Nephromixium in which the coelomostome and nephrostome are combined into a genital and/or excretory duct; see mixonephridium …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • nephromixium — n.; pl. ia [Gr. nephros, kidney; mixis, mingling] An organ with flame cells and coelomic funnel serving as both excretory and genital duct; a nephrogonoduct; see protonephromixium, metanephromixium, mixonephridium …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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