chloragogen cells

chloragogen cells

the yellow cells surrounding the gut of earthworms which break loose into the COELOM, absorb nitrogenous waste, break up, and are either excreted via nephridial tubes or deposited elsewhere as pigment.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005