The Nerve Elements in Silver-stained Preparations of Cordylophora.


SYNOPSIS. The nervous sjstem in the hydranth of Cordylophora was stained by a modified Peters' silver method. Nerve elements are found onl) in the ectoderm, where the) form a dense plexus, oriented mainly longitudinally. The majoriu of the nerve cells, whether lying deep in the ectoderm or near the surface, carry a short hair, presumably sensory. These… (More)

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