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From: Innervation of the lophophore suggests that the phoronid Phoronis ovalis is a link between phoronids and bryozoans

Figure 2

Location of the main nerve elements of the lophophore of Phoronis ovalis (semithin sections). (A) transversal section of the epistome middle, (B) transversal section of the epistome base, (C) transversal section of the dorsal ganglion, (D) sagittal section of the anterior portion of body, (E) sagittal section of the posterior portion of body. Abbreviations: a, anus; ep, epistome; dg, dorsal ganglion; ig, inner ganglion; in, intestine; inr, inner nerve ring; lm, longitudinal muscles; m, mouth; ph, pharynx; st, stomach; t, tentacle; tc, tentacle capillary; tnr, tentacular nerve ring; tu, tube; vpt, vasoperitoneal tissue.

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