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British Dictionary definitions for haemocoel

haemocoel

US hemocoel

noun
  1. the body cavity of many invertebrates, including arthropods and molluscs, developed from part of the blood system
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Word Origin

C19: from haemo- + New Latin coel, from Greek koilos hollow
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