Definition of porocyte in English:

porocyte

Pronunciation /ˈpɒrə(ʊ)sʌɪt/

noun

Zoology
  • Any of the perforated cells which extend through the body wall of a sponge and enable water to pass through the tissue.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Edward Minchin (1866–1915). From poro- + -cyte.