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acoelomate

noun acoe·lo·mate \(ˌ)ā-ˈsē-lə-ˌmāt\

Definition of ACOELOMATE

:  an invertebrate lacking a coelom; especially :  one belonging to the group comprising the flatworms and nemerteans and characterized by bilateral symmetry and a digestive cavity that is the only internal cavity
acoelomate adjective

First Known Use of ACOELOMATE

circa 1889

acoelomate

noun acoe·lo·mate \(ˈ)ā-ˈsē-lə-ˌmāt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ACOELOMATE

:  an invertebrate lacking a coelom; especially :  one belonging to the group comprising the flatworms and nemerteans (class Nemertea or Nemertinea) and characterized by bilateral symmetry and a digestive cavity that is the only internal cavity
acoelomate adjective

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