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

coelom or celom (ˈsiːləʊm, -ləm, ˈsiːləʊm, -ləm)
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
[C19: from Greek koilōma cavity, from koilos hollow; see coel-]
coelomic or celom
celomic or celom

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

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