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Crop an expanded, muscular pouch near the gullet or throat
Leeches They live in freshwater habitats, range in size from less than 2cm to the medicinal leech (20cm), and exhibit a variety of patterns and colors but most are brown or olive green
Differences between Reptiles It regulates its body temperature by exchanging heat with its surrounding environment
Feeding of Sponges They filter the food through the water flowing through them
Duckbill Platypus A mammal which is semi-aquatic
Gizzard An organ found in the digestive tract of some animals
Air sacs Lungs=help you breath. Found in birds along the throat
Pneumatic skeleton Bones that are hollow
Proventriculus Part of the digestive system of birds, invertebrates and insects
Ovoviviparous Some aquatic animals retain their eggs in some way and release young able to fend for themselves
Oviparous Type of reproduction in which development occurs in an egg, laid by mother, in reptiles
Carnivores Animals that eat meat
Cloaca and spermatophore A common reservoir for the products of the digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems
Agnatha Jawless fishes have a cartilaginous skeleton and persistent notochord. They are cylindrical, up to a meter long, and have smooth, nonscaly skin
Chordata The animal phylum that contains humans and other vertebrates
Cartilaginous fishes These fishes have a skeleton composed of cartilage instead of bone; have five to seven gill slits on both sides of the pharynx; and lack the gill cover of bony fishes
Characteristics of vertebrates 1. Vertebral column 2. Skull 3. Endo skeleton 4. Internal organs
Wuchereria A filarial worm that causes elephantiasis
Rotifers -- how small? They are only .1-3mm in length
Proglottids segments of a tpaeworm that contain both male and female sex organs and become a bag of eggs
How are tapeworms picked up? Eating undercooked meat
Liver Fluke A polyphylectic group of trematodes. Adults of liver flukes are located in the liver of various mammals, including humans. They occur in the bile ducts, gallbladder, and liver.
Body structure of hydra a small tubular polyp about one-quarter inch in length
Coral reefs coral formations in shallow tropical waters that support an abundance of diversity
Cnidarians Invertebrates existing as either a polyp or medusa with two tissue layers and radical symmetry
Bilateral symmetry In a bilaterally symmetrical animal, only one longitudinal cut yields two identical halves
Bee pollinated flowers Bee-pollinated flowers are usually blue or yellow and have ultraviolet shadings that lead teh pollinator to the location of nectar
Mechanics of fruit dispersal Either through the wind or by animals
Functions of a fruit Fruits protect and help disperse seeds
Ovules, pollination The ovule develops into a seed, which contains the embryo and stored food surrounded by a seed coat
The major parts of a flower Sepals, petals, stamens, and carpels
Perfect flowers Both stamens and (a) carpel(s)
Imperfect flower stamens or (a) carpel(s), but not both
Dicots Two or more cotyledons
Monocots One cotyledon
Cotyledons Seed leaves
Petals The colorful part of the flower
Sepals The most leaflike of all the flower parts are green and protect the bud as the flower develops within
Carpels a vaselike structure that represents the "female" portion of the flower
Stamens the "male" portino of the flower
Anthers the pollen bearing part of the stamen
Filament The stalk of the flower
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