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haemocoel

(ˈhiːməˌsiːl; ˈhɛm-) or

hemocoel

n
(Zoology) the body cavity of many invertebrates, including arthropods and molluscs, developed from part of the blood system
[C19: from haemo- + New Latin coel, from Greek koilos hollow]
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Xylazine (50, 60, and 70 mg/kg) was injected into the hemocoels of a separate group of normal, mature crabs (n = 13), through the arthrodial membrane between the carapace and the walking leg 4.
marcescens LBSe-17 strain, previously isolated from cadavers, was inoculated by dipping a dental needle (30 gauge, 19 mm long) into a bacterial suspension, and introducing it into the hemocoels of 24 G.
Second, failure to observe developing acanthocephalans in the hemocoels of representatives of some cockroach species may have indicated passive "resistance," for example, failure to hatch or to successfully penetrate the intestine.