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Pars Intermedia Control with and without Innervation — Studies in Elasmobranchs and a Lizard

  • Patrick Meurling
  • Leonard Larsson

Abstract

In recent years the structure and function of the pituitary pars intermedia of vertebrates have attracted a great deal of interest (see reviews by Etkin, 1967; Dodd et al., 1971; Rodriguez and Gimenez, 1972; Bagnara and Hadley, 1973). Apart from mammals, in which the function of the intermedia is still enigmatic, the Amphibia have, for a number of reasons, been the most thoroughly investigated. This report will deal chiefly with work from our laboratory on the control of the pars intermedia in Elasmobranchs and in the lizard Anolis carolinensis.

Keywords

Pituitary Stalk Vascular Connection Intermediate Lobe Spiny Dogfish Neural Lobe 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Patrick Meurling
    • 1
  • Leonard Larsson
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ZoologyUniversity of LundLundSweden

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