chloragogen

chloragogen

[¦klȯr·ə¦gō·jən]
(invertebrate zoology)
Of or pertaining to certain specialized cells forming the outer layer of the alimentary tract in earthworms and other annelids.
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Chloragogen tissue on esophagus beginning in IV or V instead of VI common in most other tubificids; this may be another proof of anterior regeneration, possibly as a result of architomic reproduction like in P.
Oesophagus covered with chloragogen tissue from VI (or VII); transition to midgut indistinct, in VII-VIII.
Oesophagus covered with lush chloragogen tissue from V or VI; transition to intestine indistinct.