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Haemolymph

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Definition

noun

(1) The circulating fluid in many invertebrates that is functionally similar to the blood and lymph of vertebrates, and consisting of free-floating cells (haemocytes).

(2) The circulating tissue made up of blood and lymph.


Supplement

Word origin: Greek haîma (blood) + Latin lympha (water nymph).

Variant: hemolymph

Compare: blood

See also: haemocyte, haemocoel