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Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having both a digestive and a circulatory function, as the guts of flatworms and cnidarians.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Common to or serving alike for the functions of digestion and circulation, as the body-cavity of some animals, or pertaining to the organs concerned in these processes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Zoöl.) Having the structure, or performing the functions, both of digestive and circulatory organs.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective anatomy That has both a digestive and a circulatory function

Etymologies

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gastro- +‎ vascular

Examples

  • One of these digestive systems that are not so complicated is the gastrovascular cavities.

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  • One of these digestive systems that are not so complicated is the gastrovascular cavities.

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  • Once softened, the mouth sucks in the food and digestion continues within a three-branched gastrovascular cavity.

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  • Once softened, the mouth sucks in the food and digestion continues within a three-branched gastrovascular cavity.

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  • CheMox expression is restricted to endodermal tissues, in particular areas of the gastrovascular system.

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  • The feeding polyps feature tentacles and share the nutrients they imbibe with the rest of the colony after digestion in the gastrovascular cavity.

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  • The feeding polyps feature tentacles and share the nutrients they imbibe with the rest of the colony after digestion in the gastrovascular cavity.

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  • The gastrovascular cavity connects to the outside world through only one opening.

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  • In animals that lack a hard skeleton, a fluid-filled gastrovascular cavity or coelom  Offers support and resistance to contraction of muscles for mobility  Example: Earthworms - When muscles contract, segments become thinner and elongate, like a squeezed balloon  Exoskeleton

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  • One of these digestive systems that are not so complicated is the gastrovascular cavities.

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