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ce·lom

 (sē′ləm)
n.
Variant of coelom.

celom

(ˈsiːləm)
n
(Zoology) a less frequent US spelling of coelom
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Noun1.celom - a cavity in the mesoderm of an embryo that gives rise in humans to the pleural cavity and pericardial cavity and peritoneal cavitycelom - a cavity in the mesoderm of an embryo that gives rise in humans to the pleural cavity and pericardial cavity and peritoneal cavity
bodily cavity, cavum, cavity - (anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus within the body
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During embrional development, CA 125 is produced in celomic epithelium, Muellerian ducts, epithelial cells of the pleura, pericardium, and peritoneum.
The uterus develops from celomic epithelium during the 6th week of development during which it invaginates to form paramesonephric duct (mullerian duct).