See coelom.

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  • coelomic — adjective see coelom …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • coelomic — adjective Of, or relating to a …   Wiktionary

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

  • coelomic — coe·lom·ic …   English syllables

  • coelomic — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Coelomic epithelium — refers to the epithelium that lines the surface of the body wall and abdominal organs. It constitutes the outermost layer of the male and female gonads, thus forming the germinal epithelium of the female or of the male. It is also called the… …   Wikipedia

  • coelomic canals and sacs — (SIPUNCULA) Dermal canals, spaces or diverticula containing coelomic fluid connected with the body cavity through small pores; possibly aiding respiration …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • coelomic papillae — (SIPUNCULA) Small, flat, leaf like processes on the coelomic surface of the body wall, usually anterior of the nephridial attachment …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • 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 cavity — That area between the viscera and the body wall …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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