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Medical Term:

intraembryonic celom


Definition: the part of the celom in the embryo between the somatopleuric and splanchnopleuric mesoderm; the principal body cavities of the trunk (thoracic, abdominal, and pelvic) arise from this embryonic part of the celom.

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