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A Regulatory Mechanism in the Posterior Ciliary Arteries of the Dog

Nature volume 169, pages 10151016 (14 June 1952) | Download Citation

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SUBENDOTHELIAL cushions consisting of longitudinally running smooth muscle fibres inside the circular muscle coat have now been described in the arteries of many organs under the names of ‘intimapolster’, ‘coussinets’, etc.; but the only report of their presence in the arteries of the eye appears to be that of Gallas1, who found them in the long, and less regularly the short, posterior ciliary arteries of man.

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    , , 29/3, 129 (1948) (abstract in Excerpta Medica, 3/1353; 1949).

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    and , Brit. J. Ophthal. (Nov. 1931).

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  1. Department of Anatomy, University College of South Wales and Monmouth, Cardiff. Jan. 8.

    • D. B. MOFFAT

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