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LOCOMOTION IN EARTHWORM

LOCOMOTION IN EARTHWORM

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succesive peristaltis waves, important terms. Contributed by SAM Bestari,Subang Jaya from teacher Munirah
succesive peristaltis waves, important terms. Contributed by SAM Bestari,Subang Jaya from teacher Munirah

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 THE MECHANISM OFLOCOMOTION IN EARTHWORM
 THE FORCE OF ATTRACTION INHYDROSTATIC SKELETON ANIMAL LIKEEARTHWORM IS APPLIED TOA FLUIDFILLED CAVITYCALLEDCOELOM.COELOMIS SURROUNDED BY 2ANTAGONISTIC LAYERS OF MUSCLE:#CIRCULARMUSCLE#(SURROUNDS THE CHAMBER)#LONGITUDINAL MUSCLE#(EXTEND FROM END TO END)
 
 
LOCOMOTION IN EARTHWORM
Circular muscle contract,longitudinal muscle relax, earthwormbecomes thinnerand longer(viceversa)During locomotion,circularandlongitudinalmusclescontractand relaxrythmicallyproducingperistaltic waves along the body.
 
 
-Succesive peristaltic wavesbegin at the front and move towards the endof the bodyeathworm has-bristle (chaetae(function of--:chaetae *anchors part of the body to the  ground so that other parts can be.pulled towards the static parts

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