The flatworm nervous system: pattern and phylogeny.

@article{Reuter1995TheFN,
  title={The flatworm nervous system: pattern and phylogeny.},
  author={M. Reuter and M. Gustafsson},
  journal={EXS},
  year={1995},
  volume={72},
  pages={
          25-59
        }
}
The flatworms occupy a position at the base of the metazoan phylogenetic tree; they have a bilateral symmetric nervous system and an archaic brain. The following aspects, brought into focus by the use of new methods, will be dealt with in the present paper. 1. The high degree of diversity on all levels of the flatworm nervous system (NS). 2. The concept of main nerve cords is defined and the use of this concept in avoiding confusions in the terminology of nerve cords is stressed. 3. The archaic… Expand
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