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Bio ch 33 terms 2

Bio ch 33 terms 2 - Choanocyte(ko-an´-uh-sit A flagellated...

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Brachiopod (bra´-ke- uh-pod´) A marine lophophorate with a shell divided into dorsal and ventral halves. Brachiopods are also called lamp shells. Chelicerae (ke-lih'-suh-ruh) (plural, chelicerae) One of a pair of clawlike feeding appendages characteristic of cheliceriforms. Cheliceriform (ke-lih-suh'-ri-form) An arthropod that has chelicerae and a body divided into a cephalothorax and an abdomen. Living cheliceriforms include sea spiders, horseshoe crabs, scorpions, ticks, and spiders.
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Unformatted text preview: Choanocyte (ko-an´-uh-sit) A flagellated feeding cell found in sponges. Also called a collar cell, it has a collar-like ring that traps food particles around the base of its flagellum. Cnidocyte (ni'-duh-sit) A specialized cell unique to the phylum Cnidaria; contains a capsule-like organelle housing a coiled thread that, when discharged, explodes outward and functions in prey capture or defense. complete metamorphosis The transformation of a larva...
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