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
variants: also

hemocoele

or chiefly British

haemocoele

\ˈhē-mə-ˌsēl\play

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

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