enterocoel

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enterocoel

any coelomic outgrowth of the archenteron.
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One of these differences was unexpected and especially striking: in Branchiostoma, the two most anterior body cavities (the preoral pit and the rostral coelom) originate by enterocoely, whereas in Asymmetron, their likely homologs arise by schizocoely.
A parallel situation exists for the phylum Hemichordata, wherein enteropneusts form their coeloms largely by enterocoely, but pterobranchs do so by schizocoely (Lester, 1988); however, an evolutionary explanation of the difference is hampered by current uncertainty as to whether pterobranchs are basal or derived within the phylum (Sato et al., 2008).
erythrogramma develop by enterocoely. The interpretation given by Williams and Anderson was criticized by Wray and Raff (1989, 1990).