spongocoel

[ spong-goh-seel ]
/ ˈspɒŋ goʊˌsil /

noun Zoology.

the central cavity in the body of a sponge.

Origin of spongocoel

< Greek spongó(s), variant of spongiā́ sponge + English -coel, variant of -coele
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