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  • n. A cavity formed by the invagination of the outer wall of the body, as the atrium of an amphioxus and possibly the body cavity of vertebrates.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A cavity formed by the invagination of the outer wall of the body, as the atrium of an amphioxus and possibly the body cavity of vertebrates.

Etymologies

epi- + Ancient Greek a hollow. (Wiktionary)

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