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acoelomate

[ ey-see-luh-meyt, ey-see-loh-mit ]
/ e瑟藞si l蓹藢me瑟t, 藢e瑟 si藞lo蕣 m瑟t /
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adjective
Also a路coe路lom路a路tous [ey-see-lom-uh-tuhs, -loh-muh-], /藢e瑟 si藞l蓲m 蓹 t蓹s, -藞lo蕣 m蓹-/, a路coe路lo路mous. having no coelum.
noun
any organism that lacks a cavity between the body wall and the digestive tract, including the flatworms, nemertines, and sea anemones.

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Origin of acoelomate

First recorded in 1875鈥80; a-6 + coelomate

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