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Exoskeleton

A body covering, typically made of chitin, that provides support and protection.

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Molt

To shed an old outer covering so that it can be replaced with a new one.

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Thorax

The body region between the head and the abdomen.

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Abdomen

The body region posterior to the thorax.

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Cephalothorax

A body region composed of the head and the thorax.

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Compound Eye

An eye made of many leanses, each with a very limited scope.

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Simple Eye

An eye with one lens.

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Open Circulatroy System

A circulatory system that allows the blood to flow out of the blood vessles and into various cavities so that the cells are in direct contact with blood.

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Statocyst

The organ of balence in a crustacean.

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Gonad

A general term for the organ that produces gemmules.

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Complete Metamorphosis

Insect development consiting of four stages: egg, larva, pupa, and adult.

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Imcomplete Metamorphosis

Insect develoment consisting of three stages: egg, nymph, and adult.