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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exoskeleton

An exoskeleton is the external skeleton that supports and protects an animal's body, in contrast to the internal skeleton (endoskeleton) of, for example, a human. In usage, some of the larger kinds of exoskeletons are known as "shells". Examples of animals with exoskeletons include insects such as ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Skeleton

The skeleton is the body part that forms the supporting structure of an organism. There are several different skeletal types: the ...

www.answers.com/Q/Organisms_with_external_skeletons_are_exemplified_by

Skeletons: All animals, including humans have skeletons. Humans have an internal skeleton. This means that our bones is on the inside of us. When an animal ...

www2.estrellamountain.edu/faculty/farabee/biobk/BioBookDiversity_9.html

Coelomates are animals that have internal body cavities, or coeloms. ... Coelomates also form a variety of internal and external skeletons. ... Deuterostomes (as exemplified by the echinoderms and chordates) develop the anus first, then the ...

www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/science/as-and-a-level/biology-7401-7402/subject-content/organisms-respond-to-changes-in-their-internal-and-external-environments-a-level-only

3.6 Organisms respond to changes in their internal and external environments ... The protective effect of a simple reflex, exemplified by a three-neurone simple reflex. ... Muscles act in antagonistic pairs against an incompressible skeleton.

www.nature.com/news/2000/000530/full/news000601-3.html

May 30, 2000 ... Several microscopic marine organisms make themselves shells -- strictly speaking, external skeletons (exoskeletons) that enclose their soft bodies. ... Another common patterning method in nature is exemplified by the stripes ...

www.kgs.ku.edu/Extension/fossils/bryozoan.html

The Pennsylvanian Septopora exemplifies the branching form of some ... Like corals, most bryozoans secrete external skeletons made of calcium ... Bryozoans, however, are more complex organisms than corals and generally don't build reefs.

link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11340-010-9399-2

Mechanics, kinematics, and energetics of crawling and burrowing by limbless organisms using hydrostatic skeletons depend on the medium and mode in which ...

www.reference.com/science/external-skeleton-bc30a58d53cb3416

An external skeleton, commonly referred to as an exoskeleton, is an external covering that supports and protects the body of an animal. Many animals, including ...