coelenteron

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

Definition of coelenteron

plural

coelentera

play \si-ˈlen-tə-rə\
  1. :  the internal cavity of a coelenterate

Origin and Etymology of coelenteron

New Latin, from Greek koilos + enteron


First Known Use: 1885


Learn More about coelenteron


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up coelenteron? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to cast off or become cast off

Get Word of the Day daily email!