cephalothoracic ganglion

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. . 2011.

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