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Each segment of the cockroach exoskeleton has hardened plates called

a)

Sclerites

b)

Carples

c)

Arthrodial membrane

d)

Ossicles


Question ID - 945 | Toppr Answer

Each segment of the cockroach exoskeleton has hardened plates called

a)

Sclerites

b)

Carples

c)

Arthrodial membrane

d)

Ossicles

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Answer Key : (a) -

(a)

Body of the cockroach is covered by hard chitinous exoskeleton. Exoskeleton has hardened plates called sclerites, which are joined to each other by a thin and flexible articular membrane. These sclerites are formed of chitin which is a polysaccharide of acetylglucosamine molecules



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