Pseudocoelum

This post was written by admin on January 15, 2010
Posted Under: Glossary

-In Nematodes,Its the space posterior to the Nerve ring,between the somatic muscles and the digestive tract.This space is fluid-filled which coats the Digestive tract and the Reproductive organs are suspended in it.

Pseudocoelum contains some cells named Coelomocytes,that are large Amoeboid cells with various number ,size and shape.

-Secretory or Phagocytic functions are  suggested for them.

It has an entirely different origin than True Coelum.

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