n. [Gr. koilos, hollow; L. ducere, to lead]
Any duct that connects the coelom to the external surface of the body, usually applied to the terminal tubule of nephridia; in onchophorans and mollusks, excretory and/or reproductive functions.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • coelomoduct — ˌdəkt noun Etymology: coelom + o + duct : an excretory and genital duct that is typical of certain invertebrates (as annelid worms) and has a wide and usually ciliated lumen opening into the coelom by a broad funnel and terminating externally by… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • coelomostome — n. [Gr. koilos, hollow; stoma, mouth] The external opening of a coelomoduct …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • mixonephridium — n. [Gr. mixis, mingling; nephros, kidney] (ANNELIDA: Polychaeta) A type of nephromixium in which the nephridium and coelomoduct are combined into a single organ having both excretory and genital functions …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • protonephromixium — n. [Gr. protos, first; nephron, kidney; mixis, mingling] A protonephridium that opens into the coelomoduct; see nephromixium …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • coelomostome — ˈsē(ˈ)lōməˌstōm, lə , sə̇ˈlō noun ( s) Etymology: coelom + o + stome : the coelomic opening of a coelomoduct …   Useful english dictionary

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