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wa·ter vas·cu·lar sys·tem

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  1. water vascular systemnoun

    system of fluid-filled tubes used by echinoderms in locomotion and feeding and respiration


  1. water vascular system

    A water vascular system is a unique biological feature found in echinoderms, such as starfish and sea urchins, that aids in locomotion, feeding, waste removal, and respiration. It consists of a system of canals and tubules filled with sea water which can be moved around in the organism via muscular contractions, thus allowing for movement and various other necessary functions.


  1. Water vascular system

    The water vascular system is a hydraulic system used by echinoderms, such as sea stars and sea urchins, for locomotion, food and waste transportation, and respiration. The system is composed of canals connecting numerous tube feet. Echinoderms move by alternately contracting muscles that force water into the tube feet, causing them to extend and push against the ground, then relaxing to allow the feet to retract. The exact structure of the system varies somewhat between the six classes of echinoderm.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of water vascular system in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of water vascular system in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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  • sistema vascular de aguaSpanish
  • 水血管系Japanese
  • ನೀರಿನ ನಾಳೀಯ ವ್ಯವಸ್ಥೆKannada

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    having a build with little fat or muscle but with long limbs
    A ectomorphic
    B butch
    C soft-witted
    D omnifarious

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