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celom

[see-luh m] /ˈsi ləm/
noun, plural celoms, celomata
[si-loh-muh-tuh] /sɪˈloʊ mə tə/ (Show IPA)
1.
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  • All these are at first independent of each other and of the extra-embryonic celom, but later they become continuous.
British Dictionary definitions for celom

celom

/ˈsiːləm/
noun
1.
a less frequent US spelling of coelom

coelom

/ˈsiːləʊm; -ləm/
noun
1.
the body cavity of many multicellular animals, situated in the mesoderm and containing the digestive tract and other visceral organs
Derived Forms
coelomic, especially (US) celomic (sɪˈlɒmɪk) adjective
Word Origin
C19: from Greek koilōma cavity, from koilos hollow; see coel-
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celom in Medicine

celom ce·lom (sē'ləm)
n.
Variant of coelom.


ce·lom'ic (-lŏm'ĭk) adj.
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