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The circulatory fluid of arthropods and some mollusks, analogous to blood and lymph in vertebrates.

he′mo·lym·phat′ic (-lĭm-făt′ĭk) adj.


(ˈhi moʊˌlɪmf)

the fluid circulating in open tissue spaces of invertebrates, functioning as blood in arthropods and as lymph supplemental to blood in annelids.
he`mo•lym•phat′ic (-lɪmˈfæt ɪk) adj.
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Using this microscope-aided method, Cooper and colleagues have observed Liberibacter in four main areas of the psyllid: the gut, hemolymph (blood), bacteriomes (organs where symbiotic bacteria reside), and salivary glands (where it gets injected into plants during psyllid feeding).
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