- the body cavity formed from an outpocketing of the archenteron, typical of echinoderms and chordates.
Origin of enterocoele
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The Hertwigs (Coelomtheorie, Jena, 1881) distinguished two kinds, the enterocoel and the pseudocoel.
- The coelom formed from a pocketlike outgrowth of the wall of the archenteron, especially in echinoderms and chordates.
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