Unformatted text preview: Choanocyte (ko-an´-uh-sit) A flagellated feeding cell found in sponges. Also called a collar cell, it has a collar-like ring that traps food particles around the base of its flagellum. Cnidocyte (ni'-duh-sit) A specialized cell unique to the phylum Cnidaria; contains a capsule-like organelle housing a coiled thread that, when discharged, explodes outward and functions in prey capture or defense. complete metamorphosis The transformation of a larva...
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- Spring '10
- capsule-like organelle housing, clawlike feeding appendages, cheliceriforms, flagellated feeding cell