adj. [Gr. koilos, hollow]
Having a coelom or body cavity.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • coelomate — 1883, from Coelomata (1877), from Modern Latin neuter plural of coelomatus, from Gk. koilomat hollow, cavity, from PIE root *kel (see CELL (Cf. cell)) …   Etymology dictionary

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  • coelomate — /see leuh mayt , si loh mit/, adj. 1. having a coelom. n. 2. a coelomate animal. [1880 85; COELOM + ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • coelomate — adjective or noun see coelom …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • coelomate — 1. noun Any animal possessing a fluid filled cavity within which the digestive system is suspended. 2. adjective Having a coelom. See Also: acoelomate …   Wiktionary

  • coelomate — coe·lo·mate (sēlґo māt) 1. having a coelom. 2. eucoelomate …   Medical dictionary

  • coelomate — coe·lo·mate …   English syllables

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