Encyclopedia of Parasitology

2016 Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Solenocytes

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-43978-4_2918

Terminal cells of the nephridial organs of platyhelminths (= protonephridia, flame cells, cyrtocytes). This cell type forms a bundle of flagella, which stretch into the fluid deviating channel ( Cyrtocyte).

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