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the phylum of sponges
Collar cells that line the body cavity and have flagella that circulate water in sponges
Found in sponges, these consist of inorganic materials and support the animal
Found in sponges, it is the central cavity into which water is drawn to filter nutrients
Tubular cells that allow water to flow from the outside of the sponge to its central cavity
Organism that takes in water to filter out the food and then releases the extra water (clam, oysters, sponge)
An organism that does not move. It remains attached to one place.
Found in sponges, these cells are mobile and perform numerous functions, including reproduction, transport of food particles to nonfeeding cells, and secretion of material that forms the spicules
An asexual reproductive structure produce by some freshwater sponges.
Where water enters the sponge
Opening at the top of the sponge where water exits.
Soft network of protein fibers that support the spong structure.
Asexual reproduction form used by sponges.
outer layer of the sponge