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coelomate

[see-luh-meyt, si-loh-mit]
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adjective
  1. having a coelom.
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noun
  1. a coelomate animal.
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Origin of coelomate

First recorded in 1880–85; coelom + -ate1
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Word Origin and History for coelomate

n.

1883, from Coelomata (1877), from Modern Latin neuter plural of coelomatus, from Greek koilomat- "hollow, cavity," from PIE root *kel- (see cell).

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