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

Figure 4

Organization of the inner ganglion in Phoronis ovalis. Semithin (A,B) and ultrathin (C,D) transversal sections. (A) section of the epistome tip with the inner ganglion, (B) the location of the inner ganglion in the epithelium of the epistome, (C) perikarya of inner ganglion scattered within epithelium of the epistome, (D) ultrastructure of neurites and perikarya: cytoplasm is filled with dense-core vesicles, and synaptic vesicles with electron light content. Abbreviations: dcv, dense-core vesicles; ecm, extracellular matrix; epi, epithelium; ig, inner ganglion; m, mouth; ne, neurite; pe, perikaryon; t, tentacle; yt, youngest tentacles.

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