or en·ter·o·coel

[ en-ter-uh-seel ]
/ ˈɛn tər əˌsil /

noun Anatomy.

the body cavity formed from an outpocketing of the archenteron, typical of echinoderms and chordates.

Origin of enterocoele

First recorded in 1875–80; entero- + -coele
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[ ĕntə-rō-sēl′ ]


The coelom formed from a pocketlike outgrowth of the wall of the archenteron, especially in echinoderms and chordates.
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