One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
In many polychaetes: a combined nephridium and coelomoduct in which the coelomic end of the nephridium is completely fused with the coelomostome.
1940s. From mixo- + nephridium. Compare earlier nephromixium, protonephridium, metanephridium.
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.