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A thin-walled storage structure present in the digestive system of leech is called ______.


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A
sac
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B
buccal cavity
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C
caeca
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D
crop

Solution

The correct option is C crop
Crop is a thin-walled storage sturcture which is a part of the digestive system of leeches. The crop is a distension of the alimentary canal that functions as an expandable storage compartment. It consists of ten chambers, one in each segment.
Some blood-sucking species of leech can store up to five times their body mass of blood.

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