Surface morphology of basilar papilla of the tufted duck Aythya fuligula, and domestic chicken Gallus gallus domesticus.

@article{Manley1996SurfaceMO,
  title={Surface morphology of basilar papilla of the tufted duck Aythya fuligula, and domestic chicken Gallus gallus domesticus.},
  author={Geoffrey A Manley and Bettina Meyer and Franz Peter Fischer and Gabriele Schwabedissen and Otto Gleich},
  journal={Journal of morphology},
  year={1996},
  volume={227 2},
  pages={197-212}
}
Quantitative details of the surface morphology of the hearing organ, the Papilla basilaris, as seen in the scanning electron microscope are described for the tufted duck Aythya fuligula and for comparison for the domestic chicken Gallus gallus domesticus, for which some published information is already available. As in the other avian species investigated to date, each papilla shows a unique constellation of features. The papilla of the tufted duck is 3.5 mm long in the unfixed state and… CONTINUE READING