coelenteron

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coelenteron ‎(plural coelenterons or coelentera)

  1. The body cavity of a coelenterate.
    • 1999 February 5, I. Fagoonee et al., “The Dynamics of Zooxanthellae Populations: A Long-Term Study in the Field”, in Science[1], volume 283, number 5403, DOI:10.1126/science.283.5403.843, pages 843-845:
      Because dissolved oxygen in the water column is continuous with water in the coelenteron, it may lead to increased oxygen concentration within the coral.

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