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Unformatted text preview: forms the skin of the gastrula and gives rise to the epidermis and nervous system in the adult. mesoderm (mez-o-derm): The middle layer of the three embryonic cell layers in a gastrula; gives rise to muscles, bones, the dermis of the skin, and most other organs in the adult. larva (lar-vuh): (plural, larvae) A free-living, sexually immature form in some animal life cycles that may differ from the adult in morphology, nutrition, and habitat. metamorphosis (met-uh-mor-fuh-sis): The transformation of a larva into an adult. Invertebrate: An animal that lacks a backbone....
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This note was uploaded on 09/12/2008 for the course BIO G 109 taught by Professor Winkler,d. during the Fall '06 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).
- Fall '06