coelenteron

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noun coe·len·ter·on \si-ˈlen-tə-ˌrän, -rən\

Definition of coelenteron

plural

coelentera

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  1. :  the internal cavity of a coelenterate

Origin and Etymology of coelenteron

New Latin, from Greek koilos + enteron


First Known Use: 1885


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