Acoelomate Definition

ə-sēlə-māt
noun
An animal that lacks a coelom. Acoelomates, which include flatworms and tapeworms, exhibit bilateral symmetry and have no body cavity between the gut and the epidermis.
American Heritage Medicine
adjective

(zoology) Having no coelom.

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Other Word Forms of Acoelomate

Noun

Singular:
acoelomate
Plural:
acoelomates

Origin of Acoelomate

  • New Latin Acoelōmata group name a– Greek koilōma koilōmat- cavity coelom

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • a- +"Ž coelomate

    From Wiktionary

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