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Fig. 1

A. Flat reconstruction (semidiagrammatic) made from a. series through the pharyngeal tonsil of a cat fetus, 100-mm. length, cut in a plane parallel to the surface. Arteries cross-marked; veins (1)) with heavy outline; basal lymphatic channels (L) shown by light line (diagrammatic). V.P.1'., transverse pharyngeal vein; H, hypophyseal stalk. Caudal end is down. Boundary of the pharyngeal region is indicated by broken line. X 20.

B. Reproduction of a single section from the series (100-mm. fetu), correctly plotting vascular channels. Glands and developing mesenchymal tissue not indicated. X 20.


Kingsbury BF. The developmental significance of the mammalian pharyngeal tonsil - Cat. (1932) Amer. J Anat. 50(2): 201-231.

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