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  • n. A cavity in the mesoderm of a vertebrate embryo that gives rise to the pleural, pericardial and peritoneal cavities

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  • n. a cavity in the mesoderm of an embryo that gives rise in humans to the pleural cavity and pericardial cavity and peritoneal cavity


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