hemocoel

noun he·mo·coel \ ˈhē-mə-ˌsēl \

Definition of hemocoel

: a body cavity (as in arthropods or some mollusks) that contains blood or hemolymph and functions as part of the circulatory system

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First Known Use of hemocoel

1839


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hemocoel

noun he·mo·coel
variants: also hemocoele or chiefly British haemocoele play \ˈhē-mə-ˌsēl\

medical Definition of hemocoel

: 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 play \ˌhē-mə-ˈsē-lik\ adjective

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