coel-

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coel-

prefix
(Biology) indicating a cavity within a body or a hollow organ or part: coelacanth; coelenterate; coelenteron.
[New Latin, from Greek koilos hollow]
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coel-

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a combining form meaning “cavity”: coelenteron.
Compare -cele, -coele.
[comb. form representing Greek koîlos hollow; akin to cave]
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