Definition of pseudocoelomate in US English:

pseudocoelomate

adjective

Zoology
  • Having, or of the nature of, a pseudocoelom; belonging to, characteristic of, or designating invertebrates of the group Pseudocoelomata.

noun

Zoology
  • An organism of the group Pseudocoelomata.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in Libbie Hyman (1888–1969), zoologist. From pseudo- + coelomate, after scientific Latin Pseudocoelomata, subphylum or group name and (in later use) pseudocoelom.

Pronunciation

pseudocoelomate

/ˌs(j)uːdəʊˈsiːlə(ʊ)meɪt/