Light and electron microscopy study of the pecten oculi of the jungle crow (Corvus macrorhynchos).

@article{Rahman2010LightAE,
  title={Light and electron microscopy study of the pecten oculi of the jungle crow (Corvus macrorhynchos).},
  author={Mohammad Lutfur Rahman and Eunok Lee and Masato Aoyama and Shoei Sugita},
  journal={Okajimas folia anatomica Japonica},
  year={2010},
  volume={87 3},
  pages={75-83}
}
In this study, the pecten oculi of a diurnally active bird, the Japanese jungle crow (Corvus macrorhynchos), was examined using light and electron microscopy. In this species, the pecten consisted of 24-25 highly vascularized pleats held together apically by a heavily pigmented 'bridge' and projected freely into the vitreous body in the ventral part of the eye cup. Ascending and descending blood vessels of varying caliber, together with a profuse network of capillaries, essentially constituted… CONTINUE READING
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