Flame cell

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an excretory cell with a bunch of cilia that expel wastes to the outside; the actions of the cilia somewhat resemble a flickering flame, as in certain flatworms

Source: Noland, George B. 1983. General Biology, 11th Edition. St. Louis, MO. C. V. Mosby

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