: an excretory and genital duct that is typical of certain invertebrates (as annelid worms) and has a wide and usually ciliated lumen opening into the coelom by a broad funnel and terminating externally by a small pore in the body wall

Word History


coelom + -o- + duct

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“Coelomoduct.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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