postesophageal ganglion
(Order Decapoda):
Cephalothoracic ganglion [Stachowitsch, 1992].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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  • subesophageal ganglion — Anterior ganglion of the ventral nerve cord, located beneath (posterior to) the esophagus and connected dorsally to the tritocerebrum. (Syn. subenteric ganglion) [Brusca and Brusca, 2002]. Nerve plexus below esophagus in head of malacostracans… …   Crustacea glossary

  • cephalothoracic ganglion — (Order Decapoda): In crab like (brachyuran) decapod, large concentration of nerve tissue posterior to esophagus. Consists of fused ganglia of thoracic somites (thoracomeres). (Syn. postesophageal ganglion) [Stachowitsch, 1992] …   Crustacea glossary

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