porocyte


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porocyte

[′pȯr·ə‚sīt]
(invertebrate zoology)
One of the perforated, tubular cells which constitute the wall of the incurrent canals in certain Porifera.
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1988), sponges change water flow by contracting or relaxing porocytes and myocytes as water enters the animal (Bagby, 1964; Pearse et al.