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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


Medical Dictionary

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

hemocoelic or chiefly British haemocoelic \ˌhē-mə-ˈsē-lik\play adjective


Variants of hemocoel

also hemocoele or chiefly British haemocoele \ˈhē-mə-ˌsēl\play

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