hemolymph

hemolymph
hemolymph [hē′mə limf΄]
n.
[ HEMO- + LYMPH]
the circulating fluid in open tissue spaces of invertebrates: it may act as blood, as in arthropods, or be in addition to blood, as in earthworms

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