celom

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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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The fishes were anaesthetized with methaneasulfonate and the coeloma was opened for liver exposure, which was then removed for light microscopy and transmission electron microscopy studies.