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Fig. 7

From: Development of the squamate naso-palatal complex: detailed 3D analysis of the vomeronasal organ and nasal cavity in the brown anole Anolis sagrei (Squamata: Iguania)

Fig. 7

The naso-palatal complex of the brown anole at stage 9/10 based on transverse histological sections through the: vestibulum (a), VNO (b), choanal groove (c) and the outer choana (d). Abbreviations: chf choanal fold, chg choanal groove, dv duct of the VNO, ich inner choana, ict inner choanal tube, L1L3 layers of the vomeronasal sensory epithelium, lcf lateral choanal fissure, ld lacrimal duct, mb mushroom body, mxf maxillary fold, och outer choana, oct outer choanal tube, scf subconchal fold, vc vomerine cushion, vc/scf fusion of the vomerine cushion and the subconchal fold, ves vestibulum. Dashed circle primordium of the lateral nasal gland, red asterisk ridge of the vomerine cushion. Scale bars 50 μm

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