Worm Dissection

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Closed circulatory systemA circulatory system in which the oxygen-carrying blood cells never leave the blood vesselsReproductive systemsystem of organs involved in producing offspringSexual reproductionA reproductive process that involves two parents that combine their genetic material to produce a new organism, which differs from both parentsSeminal veciclestore sperm produced within the wormSeminal recepticalreceive sperm from another wormNervous systemthe network of nerve cells and fibers that transmits nerve impulses between parts of the body, in an earthworm can be found on the ventral sideDigestive systemBreaks down food into smaller molecules. Absorbs these nutrients into the body, filled with dirt in an earthwormCropthin-walled food storage sac in an earthworm, similar to the stomach of a vertebrateGizzardthick-walled muscular pouch below the crop in an earthworm for grinding foodIntestinean organ of the digestive system that removes nutrients and water from digested food

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