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What is the excretory organ in sponges?
Last Updated: 27th April, 2020
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Thereof, what is the body plan of a sponge?
Sponges are sessile animals that lack nerves ormuscles. Individual cells sense and react to changes in theenvironment. The body of a simple sponge resembles asac perforated with holes. – Water is drawn through the poresinto a central cavity, the spongocoel, and flows out through alarger opening, the osculum.
Subsequently, question is, what is the excretory organ of flatworm? Invertebrate Excretory Organs | Back toTop Many invertebrates such as flatworms use anephridium as their excretory organ. At the end of eachblind tubule of the nephridium is a ciliated flame cell. As fluidpasses down the tubule, solutes are reabsorbed and returned to thebody fluids. Excretory system of aflatworm.
Subsequently, question is, do sponges have organs?
Sponges don't have internal organs.They don't have muscles, a nervous system, or a circulatorysystem. Their walls are lined with many small pores called ostiathat allow water flow into the sponge.
How does a sponge get rid of waste?
Cells in the sponge walls filter oxygen and food(bacteria) from the water as the water is pumped through the body.Sponges use the water current and the process of diffusionto absorb oxygen from the water and to get rid of theirmetabolic waste products.