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hemocoel

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noun he·mo·coel \ˈhē-mə-ˌsēl\

Definition of hemocoel

  1. :  a body cavity (as in arthropods or some mollusks) that contains blood or hemolymph and functions as part of the circulatory system



1839

First Known Use of hemocoel

1839


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hemocoel

noun he·mo·coel

Medical Definition of hemocoel

  1. :  a body cavity (as in arthropods or some mollusks) that normally contains blood and functions as part of the circulatory system

  2. he·mo·coel·ic or chiefly British hae·mo·coel·ic \ˌhē-mə-ˈsē-lik\play adjective



Variants of hemocoel

also he·mo·coele or chiefly British hae·mo·coele \ˈhē-mə-ˌsēl\play

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