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coelomate

[see-luh-meyt, si-loh-mit] /ˈsi ləˌmeɪt, sɪˈloʊ mɪt/
adjective
1.
having a coelom.
noun
2.
a coelomate animal.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; coelom + -ate1
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Word Origin and History for coelomate
coelomate
1883, from Coelomata (1877), from Mod.L. neut. pl. of coelomatus, from Gk. koilomat- "hollow, cavity."
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