How do Planaria breathe?

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How do Planaria breathe?

Definition of Planaria:

Planaria are a group of organisms known as the flatworms, which are classified in the phylum Platyhelminthes. These organisms are invertebrates with a distinct head and bilateral symmetry. They lack a true body cavity and are known for reproducing through regeneration.

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Planarians, like other Platyhelminthes, lack a body cavity (coelom) and do not have complex organ systems. They breathe, or respire, through...

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Planaria: Facts & Anatomy
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Planaria, also called flatworms, are found in both salt water and fresh water environments and even damp places on land. They're amazing creatures with some unbelievable tricks for survival - they've been on this planet for over a half a billion years!


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