Fill in the missing words: answers

  • C. elegans are small, transparent multicellular organisms

  • Adult C. elegans are approximately 1 mm in length

  • They have two sexes: males and self-fertilising hermaphrodites

  • One hermaphrodite can produce 300-350 offspring

  • C. elegans have short life cycles: it takes 3 days for an egg to reach adulthood

  • C. elegans live for 2-3 weeks