Sentence Examples


  • The body wall of the Chaetopoda consists of a "dermo-muscular" tube which is separated from the gut by the coelom and its peritoneal walls, except in most leeches.
  • In another sense also the coelom is not a closed cavity, for it communicates in several ways with the external medium.
  • It is therefore a haemocoel, the coelom of the developed insect being represented only by the cavities of the genital glands and their ducts.
  • Its cavity also is at first independent of the coelom though later invaded by the latter.
  • The Chaetopoda are characterized by a spacious coelom, which is divided into a series of chambers in accordance with the general metamerism of the body.