The pineal-paraphyseal complex of sea turtles. I. Light microscopic description.

@article{Owens1978ThePC,
  title={The pineal-paraphyseal complex of sea turtles. I. Light microscopic description.},
  author={David Wm. Owens and Charles L. Ralph},
  journal={Journal of morphology},
  year={1978},
  volume={158 2},
  pages={169-79}
}
The pineal-paraphyseal complex of sea turtles is an impressively large structure which projects dorsally and anteriorly above the prosencephalon. The complex was examined by light microscopy in several age classes of green sea turtles (Chelonia mydas) and from juvenile loggerhead turtles (Caretta caretta). The paraphysis is extensively fused to the distal… CONTINUE READING