nephrocoel

noun
neph·​ro·​coel
variants: or nephrocoele \ ˈnef-​rə-​ˌsēl How to pronounce nephrocoel (audio) \

Medical Definition of nephrocoel

: the cavity of a nephrotome

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“Nephrocoel.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/nephrocoel. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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