Enterocoele
Enterocoele En"ter*o*c[oe]le`, n. [Gr. 'e`nteron an intestine + koi^lon a hollow.] (Anat.) A perivisceral cavity which arises as an outgrowth or outgrowths from the digestive tract; distinguished from a {schizoc[oe]le}, which arises by a splitting of the mesoblast of the embryo. [1913 Webster]

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  • enterocoele — or enterocoel [en′tər ō sēl΄] n. [ ENTERO + COELE] a coelomic cavity, as in starfishes and sea urchins, formed from a pouchlike outward fold of the wall of the archenteron …   English World dictionary

  • enterocoele — or enterocoel noun Date: 1877 a coelom originating by outgrowth from the archenteron • enterocoelous adjective • enterocoelic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • enterocoele — n. [Gr. enteron, intestine; koilos, hollow] Coelom that arises as an outpocketing of the archenteron …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • enterocoele — /en teuhr euh seel /, n. Anat. the body cavity formed from an outpocketing of the archenteron, typical of echinoderms and chordates. Also, enterocoel. [1875 80; ENTERO + COELE] * * * …   Universalium

  • enterocoele — en·tero·coele or en·tero·coel ent ə rō .sēl n a coelom originating by outgrowth from the archenteron en·tero·coe·lous .ent ə rō sē ləs or en·tero·coe·lic lik adj * * * en·tero·coele (en″tər o seґle) [entero + Gr. koilia belly] the body …   Medical dictionary

  • enterocoele — en·ter·o·coele …   English syllables

  • enterocoele — en•ter•o•coele or en•ter•o•coel [[t]ˈɛn tər əˌsil[/t]] n. dvl ivt a body cavity formed from an outpocketing of the archenteron, typical of echinoderms and chordates • Etymology: 1875–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • enterocoele — …   Useful english dictionary

  • enterocoelomate — en·tero·coel·om·ate (en″tər o sēlґo māt) 1. having an enterocoele. 2. any of a group of animals, such as echinoderms and chordates, having a body cavity (enterocoele) derived from the archenteron …   Medical dictionary

  • -coele — or coel noun combining form Etymology: probably from New Latin coela, from neuter plural of coelus hollow, concave, from Greek koilos, from koilos cavity ; chamber ; ventricle < blastocoel > < entero …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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