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coelenteron

[si-len-tuh-ron] /sɪˈlɛn təˌrɒn/
noun, plural coelentera
[si-len-ter-uh] /sɪˈlɛn tər ə/ (Show IPA).
Zoology
1.
the body cavity of a coelenterate.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; coel- + enteron
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Examples for coelenteron
  • Tissue radioactivity reflects permeation of tissues and coelenteron by radioactive compounds from the incubation seawater.
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coelenteron

/sɪˈlɛntəˌrɒn/
noun (pl) -tera (-tərə)
1.
the simple saclike body cavity of a coelenterate
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