pseudocoel

noun
pseu·​do·​coel | \ ˈsü-də-ˌsēl How to pronounce pseudocoel (audio) \
variants: or pseudocoelom \ ˌsü-​də-​ˈsē-​ləm How to pronounce pseudocoelom (audio) \

Definition of pseudocoel

: a body cavity that is not a product of gastrulation and is not lined with a well-defined mesodermal membrane

First Known Use of pseudocoel

1863, in the meaning defined above

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“Pseudocoel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pseudocoel. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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pseudocoel

noun
pseu·​do·​coel
variants: also pseudocele or pseudocoele \ ˈsüd-​ō-​ˌsēl How to pronounce pseudocoele (audio) \

Medical Definition of pseudocoel

: a body cavity (as in various worms) that is not the product of gastrulation and is not lined with a well-defined mesodermal membrane

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