rhynchocoel

noun rhyn·cho·coel \ˈriŋkōˌsēl\\¦riŋkō+\
variants: less commonly

rhynchocoele

\ˈriŋkōˌsēl\ or

rhynchocoelom

or

rhynchocoelome

\¦riŋkō+\

Definition of rhynchocoel

plural

-s

  1. :  a tubular cavity that holds the introverted proboscis of a nemertean worm and is sometimes considered homologous with the coelom

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Origin and Etymology of rhynchocoel

rhynch- + -coel, -coele or coelom, coelome


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