coelom

Fluid-filled cavity within the body of an animal; usually refers to a cavity lined with specialized tissue peritoneum in which the gut is suspended. The structure and development of the coelom is an important character for recognizing major groups of animals.
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Coelom

The cavity between the body wall and the food (alimentary) canal.
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coelom

<biology, embryology> An internal fluid-filled body cavity (other than the gut) within an organism, it lies between the gut (derived from the endoderm) and the outer body wall (derived from the ectoderm) and is lined entirely with tissue derived from the mesoderm. ... It is formed from the mesoderm during embryonic development. It is found in
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coelom

(se´lәm) body cavity, especially the cavity in the mammalian embryo between the somatopleure and splanchnopleure, which is both intra- and extraembryonic; it develops into the pleural, peritoneal, and pericardial cavities. adj., coelom´ic., adj.
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coelom

(from the article `human embryology`) The lateral mesoderm, beyond the somites and nephrotomes, splits into two layers: the somatic layer and, underlying the somatic layer, the splanchnic ... ...These are the rudiments of the mesoderm; the remaining part of the archenteron becomes the endoderm and produces the lining of the gut. The ......
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coelom

The main cavity within the body of all animals higher than the cnidarians and certain primitive worms. It is formed by the splitting of the embryonic mesoderm into two layers. In mammals it forms the peritoneal, pleural, and pericardial cavities.
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coelom

coelom (sē'lum) , fluid-filled body cavity, found in animals, which is lined by cells derived from mesoderm tissue in the embryo, and which provides for free, lubricated motion of the viscera. In animals of the phyla Annelida, Mollusca, and Arthropoda, the mesoderm forms as a mass of tissu...
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coelom

In all but the simplest animals, the fluid-filled cavity that separates the body wall from the gut and associated organs, and allows the gut muscles to contract independently of the rest of the body
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coelom

(se;lom) The abdominal cavity.
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coelom

(se;lom) The abdominal cavity.
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coelom

In animals, a body cavity between the body wall and the digestive system that forms during preadult development.
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Coelom

The coelom (əm {respell|SEE|ləm}, plural coeloms or coelomata ə {respell|see|LOH|mə-tə}) (also celom, -s) (Greek koilōma, hollow, cavity) refers to the main body cavity in most multicellular animals and is positioned inside the body to surround and contain the digestive tract and other organs. In developed animals, it is lined with a mesoder
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Coelom

In animals, a body cavity between the body wall and the digestive system that forms during preadult
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coelom

body cavity; abdomen
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