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Porocyte

porocyte ( ′pörə′sīt ) ( invertebrate zoology ) One of the perforated, tubular cells which constitute the wall of the incurrent canals in certain.

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Phase contrast photomicrography of cellular behaviour in spongillid
the initial photographic record of spongillid porocyte cellular behavior.
Properties of the Wall of Leucosolenia variabilis
The Choanoderm and the Porocyte Epithelium. By W.
The Contractility and Healing Behaviour of Pieces of Leucosotenia
BIODIVERSITY OF JAMAICAN MANGROVE AREAS
which are formed by a cell called the porocyte. These open into the inner at the top (Figure 1).
Sponge cell types
Porocytes: tubular cells that porocytes connect the atrium with the prosopyles , apopyles, incurrent canals –pino- or porocytes.

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Sponges: The Original Animal House
The beating flagella create a current that draws water in through the porocytes or intercellular pores (in either case, the holes are called “ostia”) and out through the central hollow of the sponge, called the osculum.

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Porocytes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Porocytes are tubular cells which make up the pores of a sponge. Covering the sponge is a layer of cells, very similar to skin, but it's slightly different.
porocyte (sponge) -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia
porocyte: Definition from Answers.com
porocyte ( ′pörə′sīt ) ( invertebrate zoology ) One of the perforated, tubular cells which constitute the wall of the incurrent canals in certain.
porocyte – Dictionary definition of porocyte | Encyclopedia.com
Definition of porocyte – Our online dictionary has porocyte information from A Dictionary of Zoology dictionary. Encyclopedia.
Porocyte - Definition and More from the Free Merriam-Webster
Definition of POROCYTE. : one of the large tubular cells that constitute the wall of the incurrent canals in some sponges. Origin of POROCYTE.

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