Feeding Ecology And Diet

Detritus feeder; food consists of detritus, small animals, organic material located at the root of vegetation and patches of sand between small rocks. Extends the proboscis from the burrow and grazes on the surrounding substratum with its bifid terminal lobes. Cilia on the ventral side of the proboscis move small particles and muscles pick up the larger ones. Cilia and muscles transfer the bolus mixed with mucus to the mouth. All metabolic needs of male are supplied by exchange with the female's body, indicating male has a parasitic mode of life.

Diabetes 2

Diabetes 2

Diabetes is a disease that affects the way your body uses food. Normally, your body converts sugars, starches and other foods into a form of sugar called glucose. Your body uses glucose for fuel. The cells receive the glucose through the bloodstream. They then use insulin a hormone made by the pancreas to absorb the glucose, convert it into energy, and either use it or store it for later use. Learn more...

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