Q. 6

What is the scientific term given to earthworm’s body segments?

Answer :

The earthworm’s body segmentation is known as metamerism. It is biologically very important for annelids for their locomotion. They are also known as metamers or somites. Metamerism exhibits repetition of muscle tissues.

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