coelomic cavity
That area between the viscera and the body wall.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • coelomic funnel — a ring shaped peritoneal fold in female Salmonidae, for example, that guides the mature ova into the genital cavity from whence they exit to the exterior …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • coelomic — adj. of the body cavity of a fetus …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Body cavity — Picture of Human body cavities dorsal body cavity to the left and ventral body cavity to the right. By the broadest definition, a body cavity is any fluid filled space in a multicellular organism. However, the term usually refers to the space… …   Wikipedia

  • serous cavity — n a cavity (as the peritoneal cavity, pleural cavity, or pericardial cavity) that is lined with a serous membrane * * * a coelomic cavity that does not communicate with the outside of the body and whose lining membrane secretes a serous fluid,… …   Medical dictionary

  • Peritoneal cavity — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = saccus serosus peritonei GraySubject = GrayPage = Caption = Caption2 = Precursor = intraembryonic coelom System = Artery = Vein = Nerve = Lymph = MeshName = MeshNumber = DorlandsPre = c 16 DorlandsSuf =… …   Wikipedia

  • pericardial cavity — the coelomic cavity containing the heart …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • peritoneal cavity — the coelomic cavity containing the viscera …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • pleuroperitoneal cavity — the temporarily continuous coelomic cavity in the embryo, which will later be partitioned by the developing diaphragm to become the pleural and peritoneal cavities …   Medical dictionary

  • genital cavity — the space at the posterior end of the abdominal cavity separated from the rest by a ring shaped peritoneal fold (called the genital or coelomic funnel) through which the mature eggs pass on the way to the exterior via an orifice …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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