anamniote


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anamniote

(ænˈæmnɪəʊt)
n
(Zoology) any vertebrate animal, such as a fish or amphibian, that lacks an amnion, chorion, and allantois during embryonic development. Compare amniote
anamniotic adj
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Neuromasts are mechanical receptors of anamniote aquatic vertebrates whose function is to detect vibrations in the surrounding water.
In anamniotes, the prosencephalon contains an array of tracts and commissures, such as the anterior commissure (AC), supraoptic commissure (SOT), postoptic commissure (POC), and tract of the postoptic commissure (TPOC).
Nakano, "The sympathetic nervous system of anamniotes," Brain, Behavior and Evolution, vol.