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BiologyCritical Thinking Questions


Describe the different cell types and their functions in sponges.


Describe the feeding mechanism of sponges and identify how it is different from other animals.


Explain the function of nematocysts in cnidarians.


Compare the structural differences between Porifera and Cnidaria.


Describe the morphology and anatomy of mollusks.


What are the anatomical differences between nemertines and mollusks?


Enumerate features of Caenorhabditis elegans that make it a valuable model system for biologists.


What are the different ways in which nematodes can reproduce?


Describe the various superclasses that phylum Arthropoda can be divided into.


Compare and contrast the segmentation seen in phylum Annelida with that seen in phylum Arthropoda.


Describe the different classes of echinoderms using examples.

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