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[koh-uh-nuh-sahyt, koh-an-uh-] /ˈkoʊ ə nəˌsaɪt, koʊˈæn ə-/

noun, Zoology.
one of the flagellated cells lining the inner cavity of a sponge, having a collar of protoplasm encircling the base of the flagellum.
any of the flagellated cells in sponges that maintain a flow of water through the body. A collar of protoplasm surrounds the base of the flagellum Also called collar cell


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