Bioe122___Ctenophore_term.txt

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Bioe122___Ctenophore_term.txt
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2013-03-19 15:14:28
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Bioe122 Ctenophore Invertebrate zoology phylla vocanulary
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Ctenophore vocabulary
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  1. colloblast/collocyte
    • specialized cells in tentacles
    • release sticky substances to stick to prey
  2. Pharyngeal plane
    • cut through the oral/aboral axis
    • orthogonal to tentacle plane
  3. Tentacular plane
    • pases through the oral/aboral axis
    • lines with tentacles
  4. Ciliary comb
    • 8 total rows of cilia distributed along oral/oboral sides of body
    • creates purpulsion to swim
  5. meridional canals
    • located beneath each comb row
    • distributes food throughout the body
    • extension of gvc
  6. anal pore
    • small opening that excretes nutrients and waste
    • two pores
  7. bi-radial symmetry
    radial and bilateral symmetry
  8. tentacular sheath
    • deep ciliated pouch
    • stores tentacles
  9. cydippid larva
    • planktonic larva
    • resembles an adult
    • 8 comb rows and 2 tentacles
  10. Ctenophore larva
    cidippid

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