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

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), pp. 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


Local EPrints ID: 190595
ISSN: 0022-0949
PURE UUID: 1bb93306-1cfc-4eca-8a04-4ded319c04b4
ORCID for P.J.S. Smith: ORCID iD

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