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1

What is NOT a major kind of worm?

Silkworm
Ps. Major worm types-
Flatworm, roundworm, segmented

2

What is an example of a flatworm?

Tapeworm, fluke, planarian.

An earthworm is a segmented.

3

Describe a roundworm/segmented worm's digestive system.

Like a tube, open at both ends

4

A segmented worm's circulatory system ...

Moves in a network of blood vessels

5

What is a phylum of worms?

Annelida, platyhelminthes

6

What do ALL worms have?

A brain.

7

Organisms that grow on or in other organisms are called..

A parasite

8

Flatworms belong to phylum...

Platyhelminthes

9

In roundworms, waste exits the body through the..

Anus.

10

What type of worm may be the most abundant on earth?

Roundworms

11

T or F:
If certain types of worms are cut into pieces, a whole new organism can grow from each piece.

True

12

T or F:
A type of worm with many linked sections is a flatworm.

False.
A segmented worm. SECTIONS. SEGMENTED.

13

...... are the simplest organisms with a brain.

Worms

14

Planarians belong to the group if worms known as ....... .

Flatworms

15

A tape worm is a ........ that lives inside more than one host during its life cycle.

Parasite

16

Roundworms have an ...... through which wastes exit.

Anus.

17

The three stages of digestion of food are breakdown, ....... , and elimination of wastes.

Absorption

18

In a ....... circulatory system, blood only moves through the tubes called blood vessels.

Closed