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Vol 60, No 1 (2001)
ORIGINAL ARTICLES
Published online: 2000-11-09
Submitted: 2012-02-06
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Morphology, topography and cytoarchitectonics of the otic ganglion in Egyptian spiny mouse (Acomys cahirinus, Desmarest)

Aleksander Szczurkowski, Tadeusz Kuder, Elżbieta Nowak, Jacek Kuchinka
Folia Morphol 2001;60(1):61-64.

open access

Vol 60, No 1 (2001)
ORIGINAL ARTICLES
Published online: 2000-11-09
Submitted: 2012-02-06

Abstract

Using the thiocholine method of Koelle and Friedenwald and histological techniques, the otic ganglion in Egyptian spiny mouse (Acomys cahirinus, Desmarest) was studied. The ganglion was found to be a single oval cluster of neurocytes, situated at the medial and posterior surface of the mandibular nerve just above the maxillary artery. The ganglion is composed of typical ganglionic neurons in compact arrangement without a thick connective-tissue capsule.

Abstract

Using the thiocholine method of Koelle and Friedenwald and histological techniques, the otic ganglion in Egyptian spiny mouse (Acomys cahirinus, Desmarest) was studied. The ganglion was found to be a single oval cluster of neurocytes, situated at the medial and posterior surface of the mandibular nerve just above the maxillary artery. The ganglion is composed of typical ganglionic neurons in compact arrangement without a thick connective-tissue capsule.
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Keywords

parasympathetic ganglia; otic ganglion; Egyptian spiny mouse

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Title

Morphology, topography and cytoarchitectonics of the otic ganglion in Egyptian spiny mouse (Acomys cahirinus, Desmarest)

Journal

Folia Morphologica

Issue

Vol 60, No 1 (2001)

Pages

61-64

Published online

2000-11-09

Bibliographic record

Folia Morphol 2001;60(1):61-64.

Keywords

parasympathetic ganglia
otic ganglion
Egyptian spiny mouse

Authors

Aleksander Szczurkowski
Tadeusz Kuder
Elżbieta Nowak
Jacek Kuchinka

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