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  • adj. Of, or relating to a coelom.


coelom +‎ -ic (Wiktionary)


  • Taking my first glance at a new article about coelomic effusion in frogs exciting, I know, I immediately wanted to know what coelomic meant. COELOM.

  • Enteropneusta exhibit chordate (vertebrate) affinities in respect of the coelomic, skeletal and nervous systems as well as in regard to the respiratory system, and, further, that the gill-slits are formed upon a plan similar to that of the gill-slits of _Amphioxus_, being subdivided by tongue-bars which depend from the dorsal borders of the slits.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2 "Baconthorpe" to "Bankruptcy"

  • -- It seems likely that the coelomic pore-canals were originally excretory organs, but in the existing

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2 "Baconthorpe" to "Bankruptcy"

  • _Amphioxus_ the reverse is the case; (b) the tongue-bar contains a large coelomic space in _Balanoglossus_, but is solid in _Amphioxus_; (c) the skeletal rods in the tongue-bars of _Balanoglossus_ are double; (d) the tongue-bar in _Balanoglossus_ does not fuse with the ventral border of the cleft, but ends freely below, thus producing a continuous U-shaped cleft.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2 "Baconthorpe" to "Bankruptcy"

  • Cardio-coelomic: applied to the venous openings from the heart to the body cavity.

    Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology

  • In 8 these buds have become hollow vesicles, growing out from it, the coelomic pouches.

    Text Book of Biology, Part 1: Vertebrata

  • Walls of the coelomic pouches, which form (a) an inner lining to the epiblast, (b) an outer coating to the hypoblast, and (c) the mesentery (m.), by which the intestine is supported.

    Text Book of Biology, Part 1: Vertebrata

  • Figure 3 the coelom is much cut up by the gill slits, and we have remaining of it (a) the dorsal coelomic canals (d.c.c.) and (b) the branchial canals (br. c.) in the bars between the slits.

    Text Book of Biology, Part 1: Vertebrata

  • -- According to the theory of the coelom which we owe to Goodrich, in all the coelomata the coelom is primarily the generative cavity, on the walls of which the gametocytes are situated, and the coelomic ducts are the original genital ducts.

    Hormones and Heredity

  • The only tissues that persistently expressed CAIX protein were coelomic epithelium (mesothelium) and its remnants, the epithelium of the stomach and biliary tree, glands and crypt cells of duodenum and small intestine, and the cells located at those sites previously identified as harboring adult stem cells in, for example, the skin and large intestine.

    BioMed Central - Latest articles


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