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  • Q:

    Rotifers are a classification of small animals that exhibit eutely, in which all adults possess a fixed, identical number of somatic cells which cease to divide upon adulthood. Which of the following would be expected of eutelic organisms?

     

    A

    The organisms do not reproduce past reaching adulthood.

    B

    The organisms have no need for nucleic acids past adulthood.

    C

    The organisms are less susceptible to cancer.

    D

    Barring death from external causes like predation, the organisms are essentially immortal.




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