Muscular Anatomy of the Praesoma of Macracanthorhynchus hirudinaceus ( Acanthocephala )

@inproceedings{Dunagan2012MuscularAO,
  title={Muscular Anatomy of the Praesoma of Macracanthorhynchus hirudinaceus ( Acanthocephala )},
  author={T. T. Dunagan and D. M. MlLLER},
  year={2012}
}
Study of the praesoma of Macracanthorhynchus hirudinaceus (Acanthocephala ) by light and scanning electron microscopy has clarified much of the internal musculature . The origin and insertion of all muscles including those attached to the cone of the apical sensor y organ, hooks, probosci s receptacle , and probosci s neck have been mapped. The probosci s retractor muscles of previous studies are composed of six different muscl e groups, two of which function only in the inversion of the apical… CONTINUE READING