Definition of Coelenteron

1. Noun. The saclike body cavity of a coelenterate.

Group relationships: Cnidarian, Coelenterate
Generic synonyms: Sac

Definition of Coelenteron

1. Noun. the body cavity of a coelenterate. ¹

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Definition of Coelenteron

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coelenteron

coefficient of variation
coefficient of viscosity
coelenterate family
coelenterate genus
coelenteron (current term)
coeliac (lymphatic) plexus
coeliac (nervous) plexus
coeliac artery
coeliac axis
coeliac branches of vagus nerve
coeliac disease
coeliac ganglia
coeliac glands
coeliac lymph nodes
coeliac plexus
coeliac plexus reflex
coeliac rickets

Literary usage of Coelenteron

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1. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1902)
"... the endoderm forms large masses almost filling up the mesenteric chambers, with their rounded inner ends projecting into the coelenteron. ..."

2. A Treatise on Zoology by Edwin Ray Lankester (1900)
"... except along certain lines which have been already cited as the radial canals (Figs. 5, 6). The coelenteron thus consists of the following regions, ..."

3. Text-book of the embryology of man and mammals by Oscar Hertwig, Edward Laurens Mark (1905)
"The inner germ-layer in the roof of the coelenteron likewise consists of small (in the Frog, pigmented) cells, but in the floor it is composed of large ..."

4. A Text-book of Physiology: Normal and Pathological. For Students and by Winfield Scott Hall (1905)
"05) IN AMPHIBIA the blastopore is small, the mass of yolk cells is ventral to the coelenteron, which is arched upward and is fissure- like (Fig. 308). ..."

5. A Text-book of Invertebrate Morphology by James Playfair McMurrich (1896)
"The exterior of the body is covered by a layer of flat cells, the ectoderm, and the coelenteron ia lined by collared cells provided with ..."

6. Zoology: An Elementary Text-book by Arthur Everett Shipley, Ernest William MacBride (1904)
"<hii< flw internal cavity or coelenteron, instead of ... see that the mouth does not, it iu Hydra, open directly into the coelenteron, but leads into a ..."

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