gastrovascular

[ gas-troh-vas-kyuh-ler ]
/ ˌgæs troʊˈvæs kyə lər /

adjective Zoology.

serving for digestion and circulation, as a cavity.

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Origin of gastrovascular

First recorded in 1875–80; gastro- + vascular
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gastrovascular
/ (ˌɡæstrəʊˈvæskjʊlə) /

adjective

(esp of the body cavities of coelenterates) functioning in digestion and circulation
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