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Mon February 11, 2013 By:
 

List two differences and one similarity between Platyhelminths and Nematodes.

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Tue February 12, 2013
Differences :

Nematodes come as both males and females and reproduce sexually, whereas platyhelminthes tend to be hermaphroditic.

Nematode worms have a rounded body shape whereas platyhelminthes worms have a flattened shape.

Roundworms have an actual digestive system, while flatworms only have a generalized digestive gut.
Both Platyhelminths and Nematodes are worm-like and lack true coelom. Nematodes posses pseudocoelom whereas Platyhelminths lack any body cavity.
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