Human Biology, 14 Edition

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Chapter 3 - Section 3.5 - The Cytoskeleton Cell Movement, and Cell Junctions - Check Your Progress: 2

Answer

Flagellum and cilium have shafts containing microtubule doublets with motor molecules that cause the the flagellum or cilium to move. Flagellum allows sperm cells to move eggs, and cilium traps contaminants in our respiratory system and pushes those contaminants upwards to keep the lungs clean.

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Flagellum and cilium have shafts containing microtubule doublets with motor molecules that cause the the flagellum or cilium to move. Flagellum allows sperm cells to move eggs, and cilium traps contaminants in our respiratory system and pushes those contaminants upwards to keep the lungs clean.
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