enterocoele


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en·ter·o·coele

 (ĕn′tə-rō-sēl′)
n.
The coelom formed from a pocketlike outgrowth of the wall of the archenteron, especially in echinoderms and chordates.

enterocoele

or

enterocoel

n
(Zoology) a body cavity formed from an outgrowth of the archenteron wall

en•ter•o•coele

or en•ter•o•coel

(ˈɛn tər əˌsil)

n.
a body cavity formed from an outpocketing of the archenteron, typical of echinoderms and chordates.
[1875–80]
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ENTEROCOELE the body cavity formed from an outpocketing of the archenteron (a primitive digestive cavity), especially typical of echinoderms and chordates [RHD].