[suh-lee-nuh-sahyt, -len-uh-]
noun Zoology.
a type of long, narrow, flagellated cell that functions in excretion of nitrogenous wastes and occurs in a variety of organisms, including certain annelids and mollusks.

1900–05; < Greek sōlḗn pipe, channel + -o- + -cyte

solenocytic [suh-lee-nuh-sit-ik, -len-uh-] , adjective Unabridged
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