pseudocoel

[ soo-doh-seel ]
/ ˈsu doʊˌsil /
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noun Zoology.

the body cavity of certain invertebrate metazoan animals between the body wall and the intestine, which is not lined with a mesodermal epithelium.

Nearby words

  1. pseudocide,
  2. pseudocirrhosis,
  3. pseudoclassic,
  4. pseudoclassicism,
  5. pseudocoarctation,
  6. pseudocoelomate,
  7. pseudocolloid,
  8. pseudocopulation,
  9. pseudocoxalgia,
  10. pseudocroup

Also pseu·do·cele, pseu·do·coele, pseu·do·coe·lom, pseu·do·ce·lom [soo-doh-see-luh m] /ˌsu doʊˈsi ləm/.

Origin of pseudocoel

1885–90; pseudo- + -coel

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