prosocoel

noun pros·o·coel \ˈpräsəˌsēl\
variants: less commonly

prosocele

or

prosocoele

\ˈpräsəˌsēl\

Definition of prosocoel

plural

-s

  1. :  the primitive undivided cavity of the forebrain of an early vertebrate embryo

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Origin and Etymology of prosocoel

proso- + -coele


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