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Worm Dissection || What are Worms Hiding Underneath Their Skin?

Updated: Jun 12, 2020

Ever wonder about the anatomy of an earthworm?

This worm dissection video will help you through the methods of an earthworm dissection and point out the various anatomical structures, as well as tell you about their physiological functions.

Worms are fascinating creatures and learning more about their anatomy can help understand how they function, as well as provide insights on human anatomical structures. While its anatomy is pretty basic, there are still some key organs in an earthworm!

Some organs and structures that will be covered in this video:


Septum Heart(s)

Brain Pharynx Esophagus

Reproductive Organs Crop

Gizzard Intestine


If you’re interested in learning about how to dissect an earthworm, just curious about how worms function, or if you just like biology, this video is for you.


Instead of just pointing out the anatomical structures as we go, we also provide you with information about their physiological function in an easily understandable, accessible way.


If you’re unable to perform this earthworm dissection lab yourself because of any reason, we hope this serves you as an educational resource!



If you want to learn more about earthworm anatomy, here’s a link to a website with more detailed information, as well as diagrams: https://www.sas.upenn.edu/~rlenet/Ear...


*If you have any questions regarding worm anatomy, general biology, or 17th century German literature, feel free to leave a comment. We'll try our best to reply– one of these things is not like the other (if it's about that, we can't guarantee a reply).


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