celom

[see-luhm]
noun, plural celoms, celomata [si-loh-muh-tuh] .
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celom (ˈsiːləm)
 
n
a less frequent US spelling of coelom

coelom or celom (ˈsiːləʊm, -ləm, ˈsiːləʊm, -ləm)
 
n
the body cavity of many multicellular animals, situated in the mesoderm and containing the digestive tract and other visceral organs
 
[C19: from Greek koilōma cavity, from koilos hollow; see coel-]
 
celom or celom
 
n
 
[C19: from Greek koilōma cavity, from koilos hollow; see coel-]
 
coelomic or celom
 
adj
 
celomic or celom
 
adj

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


ce·lom'ic (-lŏm'ĭk) adj.
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All these are at first independent of each other and of the extra-embryonic celom, but later they become continuous.
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