Match the following structures or functions to different cell types.
Cells with a collar and flagella
e. mesenchyme cells
Sponges do not possess any structures that are considered to be organs, instead, they are organized on a cellular level. Each of the sponge's cell types performs many bodily functions.
Answer and Explanation: 1
|Cell Type||Corresponding Cell Structure or Function|
|a. choanocytes||Cells with a collar and flagella, Water circulation, Nutrient transport, Sperm production|
|b. spicules||Skeletal support|
|c. pinacocytes||Epidermal covering|
|d. porocytes||Water circulation|
|e. mesenchyme cells||Amoeboid shape|
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