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Possessing a coelom: a coelomate animal.

coe′lo·mate n.
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(Zoology) an animal that possesses a coelom
(Zoology) Also : coelomatic relating to a coelom
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V: Smaller Coelomate Groups--Chaetognatha, Hemichordata, Pogonophora, Phoronida, Ectoprocta, Brachiopoda, Sipunculida.
The phagolysosome in the phagocytes of coelomate animals contains a variety of hydrolases, including phosphatases (alkaline and acid), lipases and esterases with varying substrate specificity, and an array of substrate-specific glycosidases (reviewed in: Borregard et al., 1993; Hayhoe and Quaglino, 1994).