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lasso cell


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A type of cell in comb jellies (phylum Ctenophora) that is similar to the thread cells of cnidarians. Lasso cells are embedded in the tentacles of the organism. Each has two protruding filaments, one straight and one spiralled, with adhesive heads used to catch prey.

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