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The nervous system of the ephyra larva of Aurellia aurita

Horridge, George Adrian


Summary The rapid co-ordination of the beat had been identified with a specialized system of neurones which spreads over the muscles from the marginal ganglia. By analogy with other invertebrates this has been called the giant fibre system. The feeding response and the spasm are co-ordinated by a separate net, called ‘the diffuse nerve-net’, which is both physiologically and histologically distinct from the giant fibre system. The histological structures of the two nerve-nets and the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 1956-03-01
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Cell Science
Access Rights: Open access via publisher website


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