coelom

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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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The Invertebrates: Smaller Coelomate Groups: Chaetognatha, Hemichordata, Pogonophora, Phoronida, Ectoprocta, Brachipoda, Sipunculida, the Coelomate Bilateria.
Aplacophora as progenetic aculiferans and the coelomate origin of mollusks as the sister taxon of Sipuncula.
The cell lineage of a polyclad turbellarian embryo reveals close similarity to coelomate spiralians.
Nemerteans, commonly known as ribbon worms, are a fascinating but often ignored phylum of marine invertebrates, closely related to coelomate protostome animals with spiral cleavage and trochophore larvae, such as annelids and molluscs.