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BSC 109 - Module 5

by: Mina Lubel

BSC 109 - Module 5 BSC 109

Mina Lubel
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Introductory Biology for Non-Majors II
Austin Hicks

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Here is module 5 for the online biology class taught by Austin Hicks.
Introductory Biology for Non-Majors II
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Mina Lubel on Monday February 16, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to BSC 109 at University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa taught by Austin Hicks in Spring2015. Since its upload, it has received 84 views. For similar materials see Introductory Biology for Non-Majors II in Biology at University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa.


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Date Created: 02/16/15
Module 5 Assignment Name Mina Lubel Directions Answer the following questions Submit via Assignments in the Course Tools menu 1 Describe the characteristics of sponges What is the function of choanocytes and amoebocytes Asymmetrical bodies without tissues or organs saclike bodies consist of two layers and have many pores Choanocytes is an internal cavity lined with food filtering cells 2 Describe the characteristics of Cnidaria What is the function of nematocysts Soft gelatinous radially symmetric bodies digestive cavity has single opening tentacles with stinging cells called cnidocytes usually always marine Nematocysts sharp harpoons Jellyfish 3 Describe the characteristics of Platyhelminthes Tapeworms are parasites How are tapeworms transmitted to a new host Solid unsegmented bilaterally symmetrical worms no body cavity if present only has one opening marine freshwater or parasitic Tapeworms through the stool most commonly in humans 4 Describe the characteristics of Nematode What is a pseudocoel Pseudocoelomate unsegmented bilaterally symmetrical worms tubular or digestive track passing from mouth to anus tiny without cilia live in great numbers in soil and aquatic sediments some are important animal sediments Pseudocel body cavity between the gut and the body wall it allows nutrients to circulate throughout the body and prevents organs from being deformed by muscle movements 5 Describe the characteristics of Mollusca What is the function of nephrida Soft bodied coelomates whose bodies are divided into three parts headfoot visceral mass and mantle may have shells almost all possess a unique rasping tongue called a radula most are marine or freshwater 35000 species are terrestrial Nephrida 9 removes waste from the body 6 Describe the characteristics of Annelids Coelomate serially segmented bilaterally symmetrical worms complete digestive track most have bristles called setae on each segment that anchor them while crawling marine freshwater and terrestrial 7 Describe the characteristics of Arthropoda What is the function of malpighian tubules Most successful of all animal phyla chitinous exoskeleton covering segmented bodies with paired jointed appendages most insect groups have wings nearly all are freshwater or terrestrial Malpighian tubules absorbs water and allows insect to execrate 8 Why is the evolution of an internal body cavity an important improvement in animal body design It allows nutrients to circulate throughout the body and prevents organs from being deformed by muscle movements


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