coelom


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  • noun

Synonyms for coelom

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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Two additional similar metal opacities were observed overlying the left caudal coelom.
On postmortem examination, the bird had adequate body condition, and the coelom was distended with approximately 15 mL of clear yellow fluid.
Because the bird was stable, surgery was delayed several hours to allow the barium to pass through the GI tract to minimize leakage into the coelom at the time of ventriculotomy.
In the case of subsurface resource pools, dominion over the resource is assigned in proportion to the resource underlying the surface boundaries (thus recognizing the ad coelom aspect of surface ownership).
There was a moderate amount of free yolk material in the left dorsal coelom, near the ovary.
A repeat skin scraping of the head, neck, and coelom was performed, and mite eggs were visible; however, no appreciable live adults were present.
Failure of the pericardial mesenchymal lacunae to unite with the pericardial coelom has been suggested (79).
The esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine as well as lungs, urinary bladder, coelom and liver were searched for helminths with a dissecting microscope.
CYTOLOGY OF ADDUCTOR MUSCLE, PERICARDIAL GLAND, PERICARDIAL COELOM, AND VENTRICLE OF THE HARD SHELL CLAM, MERCENARIA MERCENARIA
Kimberella is the first known animal that paleontologists can be sure had a coelom, he says.
A well-defined, curvilinear, soft tissue structure was also identified in the caudoventral coelom.
It occurred in the parenchyma of several organs throughout the body as well as the coelom and mesenteries.
The esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, lung, urinary bladder, coelom and liver were searched with a dissecting microscope for helminths.