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1

List the structures studied in the earthworm. (6)

-pharynx
-aortic arch
-esophagus
-crop
-gizzard
-nephridia

2

List the structures studied in the frog. (9)

-liver
-small intestine
-heart
-lung
-esophagus
-stomach
-kidney
-urinary bladder
-cloaca

3

Describe the functions of a pharynx.

connects the nose and mouth to the respiratory and digestive tracts.

4

Describe the functions of the Aortic arch.

functions as a heart by contracting and forcing blood into the ventral vessel

5

Describe the functions of the esophagus.

the passage connecting the pharynx to the stomach.

6

Describe the functions of a crop.

a temporary storage organ in the digestive tracts

7

Describe the functions of a gizzard

an organ in the digestive tracts responsible for the grinding of food.

8

Describe the functions of the Nephridia.

secretes waste

9

Describe the functions of a liver.

an organ that produces bile.

10

Describe the functions of the small intestine.

Digests carbs and fats and completes the digestion of proteins and other nutrients.

11

Describe the functions of the heart.

pumps blood

12

Describe the functions of the lung.

respiratory organ used for the intake of oxygen and expelling CO2.

13

Describe the functions of a stomach.

a muscular sac responsible for mechanical and chemical digestion of food.

14

Describe the functions of a kidney.

Excretory structures that remove metabolic wastes from blood and maintain water balance.

15

Describe the functions of the urinary bladder.

Organ that collects urine excreted by the kidneys before disposal by urination.

16

Describe the functions of the cloaca.

Stores feces until time of elimination.