hemocoel

[ hee-muh-seel, hem-uh- ]
/ ˈhi məˌsil, ˈhɛm ə- /

noun Anatomy.

a series of interconnected spaces between tissues and organs through which blood flows freely, unconfined by veins or arteries, occurring in several invertebrate groups, especially mollusks and arthropods.

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Origin of hemocoel

First recorded in 1830–40; hemo- + -coel
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