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What is an endoskeleton?
an internal skeleton
What is an exoskeleton?
a waxy water-proof outer shell
What is molting?
the process of shedding an outgrown exoskeleton
What is camouflage?
Protective coloration; a common animal defense
What is a water vascular system?
a system of fluid filled tubes in an echinoderm's body
What is an antenna?
an appendage on the head of an animal that contains sense organs
What is complete metamorphosis?
a type of metamorphosis characterized by four dramatically different stages.egg, larva, pupa, and adult
What is gradual metamorphosis?
has no distinctly different larval stage - an egg hatches into a stage called a nymph which often resembles the adult insect.