mesogleal

mesoglea

[mez-uh-glee-uh, mes-, mee-zuh-, -suh-]
noun
the noncellular, gelatinous material between the inner and outer body walls of a coelenterate or sponge.
Also, mesogloea.


Origin:
1885–90; < Neo-Latin mesogloea, equivalent to meso- meso- + Greek gloía glue

mesogleal, adjective
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mesoglea or mesogloea (ˌmɛsəʊˈɡliːə)
 
n
the gelatinous material between the outer and inner cellular layers of jellyfish and other coelenterates
 
[C19: New Latin, from meso- + Greek gloia glue]
 
mesogloea or mesogloea
 
n
 
[C19: New Latin, from meso- + Greek gloia glue]

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