pseudocoel

noun
pseu·​do·​coel | \ˈsü-də-ˌsēl \
variants: or pseudocoelom \ ˌsü-​də-​ˈsē-​ləm \

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

noun
pseu·​do·​coel
variants: also pseudocele or pseudocoele \ ˈsüd-​ō-​ˌsēl \

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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