Definition of Acoelous

1. lacking a true body cavity [adj]



Lexicographical Neighbors of Acoelous

acneform syphilid
acnegenic
acneiform
acneiform eruptions
acnes
acnestis
acnodal
acnode
acnodes
acock
acockbill
acoel
acoelomate
acoelomates
acoelous (current term)
acoels
acoemeti
acognitive
acokanthera
acolasia
acold
acollinear
acollinearity
acologic
acology
acolothist
acolothists
acolous
acoloutha

Literary usage of Acoelous

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Text-book of the Embryology of Invertebrates by Eugen Korschelt, Karl Heider, Edward Laurens Mark, William McMichael Woodworth, Matilda Bernard, Martin Fountain Woodward (1895)
"Immediately before the secondary formation of the intestine takes place, the embryo would be to a certain extent in the condition of the acoelous ..."

2. Biological Lectures, Delivered at the Marine Biological Laboratory of Wood's by Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole, Mass.) (1899)
"A few exceptions there certainly are; but some of these are apparent only (for example, in the acoelous Turbellaria), and are readily reducible to the type, ..."

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