acoelomate


acoelomate
/ay see"leuh mayt', ay'see loh"mit/, Zool.
adj.
1. Also, acoelomatous /ay'see lom"euh teuhs, -loh"meuh-/, acoelomous. having no coelum.
n.
2. any organism that lacks a cavity between the body wall and the digestive tract, including the flatworms, nemertines, and sea anemones.
[1875-80; A-6 + COELOMATE]

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