Amphid


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Am´phid


n.1.(Chem.) A salt of the class formed by the combination of an acid and a base, or by the union of two oxides, two sulphides, selenides, or tellurides, as distinguished from a haloid compound.
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In the first phase of the project, I will develop laboratory methods for testing amphid function in two parasitic nematodes of veterinary significance, the trichostrongyles Haemonchus contortus and Teladorsagia circumcincta.
am = amphid, cp = cephalic papilla, L3 = third-stage larva, p = pore, ps = pseudolabium, sl = sublabia, t = tooth.
Based on their position and morphology, we identified these structures as the ciliated endings of amphid neuron dendrites.
elegans exhibits both gustatory and olfactory components associated with the amphid sensilla.
Two cephalic papillae and one small amphid present on either side at level of base of pseudolabia.
The amphidial sensillum, or amphid, is an important sensory organ found in all nematodes.
Mouth terminal and head containing 6 cephalic papillae, no lip papillae, amphids reduced, and 6 hypodermal cords at mid-body.