Dissection of the Renal Organs of a Chiton

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An illustrative view of the dissection of he renal organs of a chiton. “F, foot; L, Edge of the mantle not removed in the front part of the specimen; s.o., Oesophagus; af, anus; gg, Genital duct; go, External opening of the same; eg, Stem of the nephridium leading to no, its external aperture; nk, reflected portion of the nephridial stem; ng, Fine caeca of the nephridium, which are seen ramifying transversely over the whole inner surface of the pedal muscular mass.” -Britannica, 1910


Encyclopaedia Britannica (11th ed., vol. 6) (New York, NY: The Encyclopaedia Britannica Company, 1910)


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