Definition of haemolymph in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈhiːmə(ʊ)lɪmf/
(US hemolymph)


[mass noun]
A fluid equivalent to blood in most invertebrates, occupying the haemocoel.
Example sentences
  • The researchers need to gather thousands of the insects to get just a few milliliters of the insect's blood, called hemolymph, which is the green liquid in the vial.
  • Prior to ablation a control serum profile showed little if any detectable yolk protein in hemolymph of the shrimp.
  • Hemolymph was extracted from males by making a small incision in the outside margin of one of the hind wings (usually the right), and drawing hemolymph from the wound by using a microhematocrit capillary tube.

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