The co-ordination of the responses of Cerianthus (Coelenterata)
Summary 1. The responses of Cerianthus membranaceus to electrical and mechanical stimulation are described. 2. The longitudinal muscle of the column ectoderm responds with a symmetrical contraction to a single shock from a condenser discharge applied anywhere on the animal. The response is independent of the strength of the stimulus above threshold and is co-ordinated by a through-conducting system which propagates an impulse at about 1.3 m./sec. followed by an absolute refractory period of...[Show more]
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