Definition of Celoma

1. Noun. A cavity in the mesoderm of an embryo that gives rise in humans to the pleural cavity and pericardial cavity and peritoneal cavity.

Exact synonyms: Celom, Coelom
Generic synonyms: Bodily Cavity, Cavity, Cavum



Definition of Celoma

1. Noun. (anatomy) A cavity in the mesoderm of a vertebrate embryo that gives rise to the pleural, pericardial and peritoneal cavities ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Celoma

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Literary usage of Celoma

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1. Lineage Book by Daughters of the American Revolution (1912)
"MARY celoma SMITH WALTERS. 35530 Born in Hartland, New York Wife of George W. Walters. ... Daughter of George W. Walters and Mary celoma Smith, his wife. ..."

2. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting by New Jersey Health and Sanitary Association, Council for High Blood Pressure Research (American Heart Association) (1904)
"The pigmented portion grows and becomes encapsulated, encroaching more and more into the celoma. Its protoplasm becomes stated and breaks up into filaments, ..."

3. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1890)
"... not due to any of the commonly known parasites of Europe or America, such as phylloxera, downy mildew (Peronospora viticola), anthracnose (Spha- celoma ..."

4. History of England from the Accession of James I. to the Outbreak of the by Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1884)
"... gives birth to Prince Charles, 140 ; receives celoma coolly, and tells Charles that he will have many white hairs before Spain restores the Palatinate, ..."

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