How many tubules does a grasshopper have?

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How many tubules does a grasshopper have?

Malpighian Tubules:

Malpighian tubules were named for the scientist that discovered them, Marcello Malpighi, a seventeenth century biologist. These excretory organs can be found in many insects.

Terms & Facts:

  • The excretory system refers to a set of components within an organism that are, in short, responsible for the removal of waste and any unused materials.
  • Marcello Malpighi was from the country of Italy. in addition to being a biologist, he was also a physician by profession. He was the first person to identify a relationship between arteries and veins in the human body.
  • His name is given to other physiological features such as the Malpighian pyramids and the Malpighian corpuscles.

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