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The nerves and muscles of medusae. II. Geryonia proboscidalis Eschscholtz

Horridge, George Adrian


Summary 1. The responses of Geryonia proboscidalis to electrical and mechanical stimulation have been studied with particular attention to the transmission of excitation. 2. There are two kinds of excitation transmitted across the undersurface of the bell; first, the symmetrical beat is co-ordinated by an isotropic conducting system which acts in a through-conducting, all-or-nothing manner, and produces brief contractions of the circular muscle; secondly, the movements of the manubrium are...[Show more]

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Date published: 1955-09-01
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of experimental Biology
Access Rights: Open Access


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