Biology
rody94
2021-04-07 21:55:21
how is an exoskeleton similar to an internal skeleton how is it different
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Allisa
2021-04-08 02:29:57

Differences.Exoskeleton1. Hard part that lies outside of the body2. Develops from ectoderm3. Composed mainly of  hard non-living material called chitin.Endoskeleton1. Hard part that lies inside the body2. Develops from endoderm3. Composed of living material i.e. bone tissue SimilaritiesBoth endoskeleton and exoskeleton play a protective role. The  endoskeleton protects internal body organs of the organism. The exoskeleton  protects the soft  body parts and appendages of the organism.Both endoskeleton and exoskeleton provide structural support and shape to the  concerned organism.

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