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.
  • The nephridia in this group are invariably coiled tubes with an intracellular lumen and nearly invariably open into the coelom by a funnel.
  • Thus the nephridia, in this case at least, are a part of the coelom and are not shut off from it by a layer of peritoneum, as are other organs which lie in it, e.g.