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Title: The morphology of the nephridia and genital ducts of Cirriformia spirobrancha
Student Author(s): Gilbert, Thomas T.
Pages: 14
Location: Final Papers Biology 175H
Date: June 1968
Keywords: Polychaete worm
Cirriformia
Abstract: 1. The nephridia of Cirriformia spirobrancha have been described to be a pair of sac-like organs with a large blood supplya nd extensive internal surface area located in the first two-postprostomial segments. 2. The presumed gonoducts have been described to be simple tubules located in the genital region. 3. Possible functions for both nephridia and gonoducts have been postulated.