Marine Review 8 - Lindsey Aronoff Period 3 Marine Vocab 1)...

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Lindsey Aronoff Period 3 Marine Vocab 1) Acoelomate - any organism that lacks a cavity between the body wall and the digestive tract, including the flatworms, nemertines, and sea anemones. 2) Archeocyte - Cells in a sponge’s body that resemble amoebas and that can form any cell type in the sponge. 3) Asconoid - A type of sponge whose body has only a single spongocoel that does not contain invaginations. 4) Asymmetry - Disproportion between two or more like parts; lack of symmetry. 5) Bilateral Symmetry - A type of symmetry in which body parts are arranged in such a way that only one plate through the midline of the central axis divides the organism into similar right and left halves. 6) Budding - A form of asexual reproduction in microbes and multicellular organisms in which unequal division of the adult produces two individuals. 7) Choanocyte - A flagellated cell that lines cavities within the body of a sponge. Choanocytes are responsible for moving water through the body of a sponge.
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2011 for the course MAR 1011 taught by Professor Currie during the Spring '10 term at Florida State College.

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