Role of water receptor in the frog

Abstract

To elucidate the role of the water receptor in the frog (Rana catesbeiana), reflex activities elicited by its excitation were studied. Application of tap water to the oral mucosa depressed the rhythmical movement of gorge (buccal) respiration, accompanied by an elevation of the inner pressure of the oral cavity (buccal pressure). Tonic reflex discharges… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00197748

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