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Animals Rotifera

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adaptive potential
The potential of pseudocelomates(rotifers) to evolve into more complex organisms
eutely
Mitotic divisions of rotifers cease early in development and an increase in body size is due to an increase in cell size, not cell number
mastax
A structure found in rotifers that is a muscular modification of the pharynx
trophi
A structure found in rotifers that is found in the mastax that looks like antlers
corona
The "mouth" section on rotifers that is covered in clila and used for feeding and locomotion
parthenogenesis
Reproduction of rotifers (egg development) without fertilization by male gamete in rotifers
mictic eggs
Eggs produced by rotifers when environment conditions are unfavorable