haemocoel

US hemocoel

/ (ˈhiːməˌsiːl) /

noun

the body cavity of many invertebrates, including arthropods and molluscs, developed from part of the blood system

Nearby words

  1. haematuria,
  2. haemic,
  3. haemin,
  4. haemo-,
  5. haemochrome,
  6. haemocyanin,
  7. haemocyte,
  8. haemocytometer,
  9. haemodialysis,
  10. haemoflagellate

Word Origin for haemocoel

C19: from haemo- + New Latin coel, from Greek koilos hollow

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