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The contribution of the branchial heart to the accessory branchial pump in the Octopoda

The contribution of the branchial heart to the accessory branchial pump in the Octopoda
The contribution of the branchial heart to the accessory branchial pump in the Octopoda
Experimental and anatomical observations upon the Octopoda suggest that the branchial hearts are not the sole contributors to the increase in venous blood pressure between the anterior vena cava and the afferent branchial vessel.

The lateral venae cavae are proposed as an additional source of pressure generation, thus contributing to the octopod accessory branchial pump.

0022-0949
229-237
Smith, P.J.S.
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Smith, P.J.S.
003de469-9420-4f12-8f0e-8e8d76d28d6c

Smith, P.J.S. (1982) The contribution of the branchial heart to the accessory branchial pump in the Octopoda. Journal of Experimental Biology, 98 (1), 229-237.

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Experimental and anatomical observations upon the Octopoda suggest that the branchial hearts are not the sole contributors to the increase in venous blood pressure between the anterior vena cava and the afferent branchial vessel.

The lateral venae cavae are proposed as an additional source of pressure generation, thus contributing to the octopod accessory branchial pump.

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Published date: June 1982

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Local EPrints ID: 190595
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/190595
ISSN: 0022-0949
PURE UUID: 1bb93306-1cfc-4eca-8a04-4ded319c04b4
ORCID for P.J.S. Smith: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0003-4400-6853

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Date deposited: 16 Jun 2011 15:24
Last modified: 06 Jun 2018 12:31

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