pseudocoel

pseudocoel

[soo-doh-seel]
noun Zoology.
the body cavity of certain invertebrate metazoan animals between the body wall and the intestine, which is not lined with a mesodermal epithelium.
Also, pseudocele, pseudocoele, pseudocoelom, pseudocelom [soo-doh-see-luhm] .


Origin:
1885–90; pseudo- + -coel

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