pseudocoelomate

noun
pseu·​do·​coe·​lom·​ate | \ ˌsü-dō-ˈsē-lə-ˌmāt How to pronounce pseudocoelomate (audio) \

Definition of pseudocoelomate

: an invertebrate (such as a nematode or rotifer) having a body cavity that is a pseudocoel

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pseudocoelomate adjective

First Known Use of pseudocoelomate

1940, in the meaning defined above

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“Pseudocoelomate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pseudocoelomate. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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pseudocoelomate

adjective
pseu·​do·​coe·​lom·​ate | \ ˌsüd-ō-ˈsē-lə-ˌmāt How to pronounce pseudocoelomate (audio) \

Medical Definition of pseudocoelomate

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: having a body cavity that is a pseudocoel

pseudocoelomate

noun

Medical Definition of pseudocoelomate (Entry 2 of 2)

: a pseudocoelomate organism

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