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acoelomate

[ey-see-luh-meyt, ey-see-loh-mit] /eɪˈsi ləˌmeɪt, ˌeɪ siˈloʊ mɪt/
adjective
1.
Also, acoelomatous
[ey-see-lom-uh-tuh s, -loh-muh-] /ˌeɪ siˈlɒm ə təs, -ˈloʊ mə-/ (Show IPA),
acoelomous. having no coelum.
noun
2.
any organism that lacks a cavity between the body wall and the digestive tract, including the flatworms, nemertines, and sea anemones.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; a-6 + coelomate
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