Neurosecretory Cells in a Cestode, Hymenolepis diminuta

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Science  17 Nov 1967:
Vol. 158, Issue 3803, pp. 931-932
DOI: 10.1126/science.158.3803.931


A group of nerve cells in the rostellum become progressively more fuchsinophilic during the first 16 days of development; they then release their secretion into their axons at about the time that the first proglottid is released.