Meaning of hemocoel

he•mo•coel

Pronunciation: (hē'mu-sēl", hem'u-), [key]
— n. Anat.
  1. a series of interconnected spaces between tissues and organs through which blood flows freely, unconfined by veins or arteries, occurring in several invertebrate groups, esp. mollusks and arthropods.
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