Expanded Ilio-Sacral Joint in the Toad Xenopus laevis

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Abstract

THE pelvis of Salientia is characterized by very long ilia which connect with transverse processes of the sacral vertebræ. In some Salientia these processes are greatly expanded laterally. The functional significance of this modification was, however, not clear1.

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PALMER, M. Expanded Ilio-Sacral Joint in the Toad Xenopus laevis . Nature 187, 797–798 (1960) doi:10.1038/187797a0

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