Definitions for "Flame cell"
Primitive, ciliated excretory cell in trematodes; the movement of the cilia on this cell within the miracidium larva (within a schistosome egg) indicates egg viability.
Specialized hollow excretory or osmoregulatory structure of one or several small cells containing a tuft of flagella (the "flame") and situated at the end of a minute tubule; connected tubules ultimately open to the outside. See solenocyte, protonephridium.
organ of excretion in flatworms