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Most invertebrates have sensory organs called statocysts that cortain
mechanoreceptors and furction in their sense of eq.|ilibrlurn (Figure 49.6). A
coirmon type of statocyst consists of a ayer of ciliated receptor cells surround'ng a
chamber that ...
Statocysts are located in dif'erent parts of invertebrates' bod'es. For example,
many jellies have statocysts at the frirtge of their "bell," giving the anirrals an '
ndication of body position. Lobsters and crayfish have statocysts near the base of
This mechanism is similar to how statocysts function in invertebrates, and irrdeed
the utricle arid saccule are considered to be specialized types of statocysts.
Different body angles cause different hair cells and their sensory neurons to be ...
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