Schizocoelous Schiz`o*c[oe]"lous, a. (Zo["o]l.) Pertaining to, or of the nature of, a schizoc[oe]le. [1913 Webster]

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  • schizocoelous — schizo·coe·lous …   English syllables

  • schizocoelous — adjective see schizocoel …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Enterocoelous — development is the stage of embryological development of deuterostomes in which the coelom forms. The stage starts with the gastrula; as the archenteron forms, pockets of migrating cells also form, creating another layer between the endoderm and… …   Wikipedia

  • Animal — Animalia redirects here. For other uses, see Animalia (disambiguation). For other uses, see Animal (disambiguation). Animals Temporal range: Ediacaran Recent …   Wikipedia

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