BIOLOGY Differentiate Dorsal and Ventral.

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Dorsal side is simply the backside of an animal. The outermost side of an ant is its dorsal side, which is covered with the thick cuticle. The carapace of a crab is its dorsal side while a bee has its wings on the dorsal side. T

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Technological Institute of the Philippines938 Aurora Boulevard Cubao, Quezon CityAssignment in BiologySubmitted by:Submitted to:1. Differentiate Dorsal and Ventral.DorsalDorsal side is simply the backside of an animal. The outermost side of an ant is its dorsal side, which is covered with the thick cuticle. The carapace of a crab is its dorsal side while a bee has its wings on the dorsal side. The carapace of a crab, shell of a turtle, back side of the human do not bear external appendages, whereas bees and other insects have developed extensions such as wings from their dorsal side. The dorsal side is termed as the Dorsum, which is the area where the backbone is present in vertebrates. However, the term dorsal can be used to refer a relative location of an organ or a system in the body of an animal. As an example, oesophagus of vertebrates is dorsal to their heart. Additionally, the lateral line of a fish can be found dorsally to the pectoral fin.The term dorsal is also used as an adjective, especially in the fishes. The topmost fin of a fish is known as the dorsal fin. However, head of the human is not considered as a dorsal organ despite it lies at the topmost location of the body. Therefore, it is clear that the dorsal side of different animals vary with the mode of life. Additionally, this term is used in botanical understandings, such as the dorsal side of a leaf.VentralVentral is the underside of an organism or an organ. The abdomen and/or bel

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