Match the following structures or functions to different cell types. Epidermal covering Cells...

Question:

Match the following structures or functions to different cell types.

Epidermal covering

Cells with a collar and flagella

Amoeboid shape

Water circulation

Sperm production

Nutrient transport

Skeletal support

a. choanocytes

b. spicules

c. pinacocytes

d. porocytes

e. mesenchyme cells

Porifera (Sponges):

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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