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acoelomate

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noun acoe·lo·mate \(ˌ)ā-ˈsē-lə-ˌmāt\

Definition of acoelomate

  1. :  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


Circa 1889

First Known Use of acoelomate

circa 1889


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acoelomate

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noun acoe·lo·mate \(ˈ)ā-ˈsē-lə-ˌmāt\

Medical Definition of acoelomate

  1. :  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

  2. acoelomate adjective




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