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A hydrostatic skeleton or hydroskeleton is a structure found in many cold-blooded organisms and soft-bodied animals consisting of a fluid-filled cavity, the coelom, surrounded by muscles. The pressure of the fluid and action of the surrounding muscles are used to change an organism's shape and produce movement, such as burrowing or swimming. Hydrostatic...
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Aspects of the topic hydrostatic-skeleton are discussed in the following places at Britannica. Assorted References form and function ( in animal (biology): Types of skeletons and their distribution ) Hydrostatic skeletons are the most prevalent skeletal system used by animals for movement and support. A minimal hydroskeleton resembles a closed container. The...
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Skeletons | Macmillan Animal Sciences. Skeletons summary with 4 pages of ... One benefit that hydrostatic skeletons give to some soft-bodied organisms is an ...
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A hydrostatic skeleton or hydroskeleton is a structure found in many cold-blooded ... The hydrostatic skeleton allows the earthworm to burrow through the earth. ...
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hydrostatic skeleton. Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary. Jump to: navigation, search ... hydrostatic skeleton. Plural. hydrostatic skeletons ...
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... shape changes, and force production performance of hydraulic skeletons. ... Biomechanics of hydrostatic skeletons. Biomechanics of morphogenesis ...
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The difference lies in the repeating units of hydrostatic skeleton as found in the earthworm. ... Hydrostatic skeletons are found in soft-bodied invertebrates ...
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The hydrostatic skeleton is sort of like a water-filled balloon. ... These animals use the hydrostatic skeleton to change the shape of their body ...
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A hydrostatic skeleton or hydroskeleton is a structure found in many cold ... The hydrostatic skeleton allows the earthworm to burrow through the earth. ...
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In biology, the skeleton or skeletal system is the biological system providing ... skeleton), although hydrostatic skeletal systems may be classified separately ...
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Talk:Hydrostatic skeleton. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jump to: ... Hydrostatic skeleton is within the scope of WikiProject Animals, an attempt to ...
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A snake skeleton. A hydroskeleton, also called hydrostatic skeleton, occurs in many soft-bodied ... serves as a temporary skeleton in the embryos of ...
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