Phylum Nematoda

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  1. What is collagen?
    Collagen is what makes the multi-layered cuticle that roundworms molt
  2. Roundworm Characteristics
    • Abundant & diverse
    • Small
    • In all environments
    • Some parasitic
  3. Caenorhabditis elegans
    Best to have in a petri dish because they can generate in a short time and they have an easy lineage
  4. Ascaris lumbricaides (2)
    • Most common worm in humans
    • In areas with poor sanitation
  5. Hookworms (2)
    • Eggs are in dirt/mud
    • No secondary host they burrow into skin to get into circulatory system
  6. Trichinella (3)
    • Burrow into body of host
    • Live in muscle tissue of animals
    • Effect humans through undercooked pork
  7. Protostomes (3)
    • Determinate, spiral cleavage
    • Shizocoelous
    • Mouth forms first
  8. Deuterostomes (3)
    • Indeterminate, radial cleavage
    • Enterocoelous
    • Anus

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Author:
lduran8
ID:
313087
Filename:
Phylum Nematoda
Updated:
2015-12-12 01:54:36
Tags:
Nematoda zoology
Folders:
zoology3
Description:
characteristics of the phylum nematoda
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