Definition of nephrostome in English:

nephrostome

noun

Embryology Zoology
  • The opening, typically funnel-shaped and ciliated, between the coelom and a nephridium or nephric tubule.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in George Rolleston (1829–1881), physician and physiologist. From nephro- + -stome, probably after German Nephrostom.

Pronunciation

nephrostome

/ˈnɛfrə(ʊ)stəʊm/