enterocoel

enterocoele

[en-ter-uh-seel]
noun Anatomy.
the body cavity formed from an outpocketing of the archenteron, typical of echinoderms and chordates.
Also, enterocoel.


Origin:
1875–80; entero- + -coele

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enterocoele en·ter·o·coele (ěn'tə-rō-sēl')
n.
The coelom formed from a pocketlike outgrowth of the wall of the archenteron, especially in echinoderms and chordates.

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