BIO 370 Vertebrate Zoology
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Vertebrate Anatomy
Lamprey Anatomy

Identify the listed structures on the sagittal section of a lamprey

Lamprey plain
  • Brain
  • Branchial Tube
  • Buccal Cavity
  • Cranial Cartilage
  • Gills
  • Heart
  • Intestine
  • Lingual Muscle
  • Liver
  • Myomeres
  • Notochord
  • Olfactory Sac
  • Ovary (Gonad)
  • Papillae
  • Pharynx
  • Pineal Gland
  • Spinal Cord
  • Tongue
  • Tooth
  • Velar Tentacle

Identify the listed structures on the cross sections of a larval lamprey ("Ammocoetes")

  • Ciliated Ridges
  • Dorsal Aorta
  • Dorsal Fin Fold
  • Endostyle
  • Gill Lamellae
  • Intestine
  • Kidney
  • Liver
  • Midlateral Groove
  • Myomeres
  • Myosepta
  • Notochord
  • Pharynx
  • Skin (integument)
  • Spinal Chord
  • Ventral Fin Fold
Lamprey larva cs


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