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  1. sagittocyst(Noun)

    A capsule having a spindle-like needle produced by epidermal cells of certain turbellarians.

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  1. Sagittocyst(noun)

    a defensive cell containing a minute rodlike structure which may be expelled. Such cells are found in certain Turbellaria

  2. Origin: [See Sagitta, and Cyst.]

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