Contributions to Zoology, 80 (2) – 2011Nikolay Natchev; Egon Heiss; Katharina Singer; Stefan Kummer; Dietmar Salaberger; Josef Weisgram: Structure and function of the feeding apparatus in the common musk turtle Sternotherus odoratus (Chelonia, Kinosternidae)

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Appendix

 

Abbreviations list

cbI -

ceratobranchiale I

cbII -

ceratobranchiale II

ch -

corpus hyoidei

hg -

hypoglossum

lj -

lower jaw

uj -

upper jaw

CT -

computed tomography

FC -

fast close

FO -

fast open

kV -

Kilovolt

MG phase-

maximum gape phase

µm -

micrometre

SD -

standard deviation

oss I -

island of ossification at the basis of cbI

oss II -

island of ossification at the basis of cbII

protr. -

protraction

retr. -

retraction

SD -

standard deviations

SEM -

standard error of the mean

SO -

slow open

tb -

taste bud

tD -

total duration

tFO -

fast opening

tFC -

fast closing duration

tHFOB -

hyoid retraction delay to fast opening begin

tHFOE -

time interval of hyoid retraction onset relative to fast opening end

tHR -

hyoid retraction duration

tMG -

MG-phase duration

tNE -

neck extension duration

tPG -

time to peak gape

VFC -

fast closing velocity

VFO -

fast opening velocity

VHR -

hyoid retraction velocity

VNE -

neck extension velocity