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Unformatted text preview: C. elegans Terms Triploblastic three layer animals containing tissues derived from the three germ layers, ectoderm, mesoderm, and endoderm, as opposed to diploblastic animals that lack mesoderm tissue ectoderm outside; cells that remain on the outside surface of the embryo following gastrulation- forms the nervous system from the neural tube and neural crest-generates epidermis covering the embryo mesoderm between; the middle of the three embryonic germ layers, lying between the ectoderm and the endoderm-gives rise to muscles and skeleton, connective tissue, reproductive organs, kidneys, blood, cardiovascular tissue endoderm,- within; innermost germ layer-forms the epithelial lining of the respiratory tract, the GI tract, and the accessory organs of the digestive tract gastrulation process involving movement of the blastomeres of the embryo relative to one another resulting in the formation of the three germ layers of the embryo morphogenetic movement organization of the cells of the body into functional structures via coordinated cell growth,...
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2012 for the course ZOOLOGY 470 taught by Professor Hardin during the Spring '12 term at Wisconsin.
- Spring '12