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Unformatted text preview: food gut water pharyngeal slits atrium endostyle: o secretes mucus traps food o secretes iodinated proteins o homologous with thyroid gland food particles get trapped in mucus held in pharynx pass to midgut: undergo digestive processes involving food breakdown midgut diverticulum (hepatic caecum or diverticulum): o probably homologous w/ liver and pancreas o produces many digestive enzymes digested food hindgut (for absorption) fecal matter out the anus atrium : o space between pharynx and body wall o also receives nitrogenous waste o eggs (females) and sperm (males) from gonads o all go out atriopore...
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This note was uploaded on 02/14/2009 for the course ZOL 328 taught by Professor Hill during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.
- Spring '08