Individual HW on excretion

  1. Differentiate osmoregulation from excretion. What is the significance of each?
  2. How does the environment (marine, freshwater, terrestrial) affect the mechanism an animal uses for osmoregulation? Give concrete examples for each.
  3. What are the three forms of nitrogeneous wastes? Give examples of animals that would generate each type of waste.
  4. Describe the (4) fundamental processes involved in all excretory systems regardless of their anatomical differences.
  5. Tabulate the characteristics of the excretory systems of the following animals: flatworms, earthworms, insects, and vertebrates.

Reference/s:

– On 1 whole sheet of pad paper

– due Friday (for all classes), 230 PM

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