cnidoblast


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Related to cnidoblast: Cnidocil, nematocyst, Cnidocyte

cnidoblast

[′nīd·ə‚blast]
(invertebrate zoology)
A cell that produces nematocysts. Also known as cnidocyte; nettle cell; stinging cell.
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