acelomate

[ ā-sēlə-māt′ ]

adj.

Lacking a true celom or body cavity lined with mesothelium, as in flatworms.

Nearby words

  1. alpha iron,
  2. alpha male,
  3. alpha particle,
  4. alpha privative,
  5. alpha radiation,
  6. alpha receptor,
  7. alpha rhythm,
  8. alpha stock,
  9. alpha test,
  10. alpha wave

Related formsa•celo•mate′ null adj.


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