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In the new wing, protected by these thickenings, are air-tubes, which divide and branch into all parts of the wing.
LITTLE BUSYBODIESJEANETTE AUGUSTUS MARKS AND JULIA MOODY
These thickenings are the first rudiments of the ventral nerve ganglia.
The ventral ganglionic thickenings are now developed in all the segments in the abdominal as well as in the thoracic region.
The central thickenings constitute the so-called nuclear plate.
These thickenings appear to give origin to the lateral ciliated plates.
The latter arises as two independent thickenings of the epiblast, one on each side of the ventral furrow (fig. 157, Vg).
The supra-œsophageal ganglia are formed independently of the ventral cords as two thickenings of the procephalic lobes (fig. 205).
The supra-œsophageal ganglia originate as thickenings of the epiblast of the procephalic lobes.
Special thickenings of the diffuse nervous layer of the epidermis occur in certain regions and along certain lines.
Many diatoms possess thickenings of the cell-wall, visible in the valve view, in the centre of the valve and at each extremity.

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