noun, plural coelentera [si-len-ter-uh] . Zoology.
the body cavity of a coelenterate.

1890–95; coel- + enteron Unabridged
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coelenteron (sɪˈlɛntəˌrɒn)
n , pl -tera
the simple saclike body cavity of a coelenterate

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Tissue radioactivity reflects permeation of tissues and coelenteron by radioactive compounds from the incubation seawater.
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