Peripheral development of avian trigeminal nerves.

  title={Peripheral development of avian trigeminal nerves.},
  author={Shigeru C. Kuratani and Shinji Tanaka},
  journal={The American journal of anatomy},
  volume={187 1},
Development of the trigeminal nerve branches was studied in stage -17 to -27 chick embryos stained with an antibody to neurofilament protein. The following findings were obtained. 1) Ectopic ganglia transiently appeared in the ectoderm of the supraorbital region and were considered as remnant ophthalmic-placode-derived ganglia. 2) Most of the cutaneous sensory branches of the maxillomandibular nerve arose from a loosely arborized mass of neurites, provisionally termed the maxillomandibular… CONTINUE READING


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