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Relating to the vibrissae.
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Individual vibrissal follicles were dissected from the mystacial pad of the rats.
A delta vibrissal follicle was cut into a longitudinal serial of 1 pm-thick sections and stained with toluidine blue.
Orbital plate yellowish brown, the medial vertical seta was closer to lateral vertical seta and slightly towards the outer edge of the orbital plate, distance of or3 to or1 7% of or3 to vtm 16%, or1/or3 ratio 0.52, or2/or1 ratio 0.55, postocellar setae 67% and ocellar setae 88% of frontal length; vt index = 0.89, vibrissal index = 0.57.
Orbital plate brown, the medial vertical seta is closer to lateral vertical setae and slightly towards the outer edge of the orbital plate, distance of or3 to or1 8% (10%) of or3 to vtm 15% (15%), or1/or3 ratio 0.73 (0.70), or2/ or1 ratio 0.60 (0.62), postocellar setae 66% (65%) and ocellar setae 82% (80%) of frontal length; vt index= 1.10 (1.0), vibrissal index= 0.52 (0.50).
Vibrissal angle relatively blunt, vibrissa strong and located at level of lower eye margin.
To analyze the results of the nociceptive sensitivity test, the duration in seconds that animals spent rubbing the vibrissal pad during the fifteen 3-min intervals was reported as means [+ or -] SE for each interval.
Head: Higher than long, deep orange yellow including oc triangle; fr narrowed anteriorly: at level of antennae 0.2x width of head and 0.5x width of that at level of anterior oc, with several minute dark setulae across middle; lunule high, about equal to length of antennal segment 3; ocp brown except for upper 1/3 of postocular margin and behind vertex, which are yellow; ocp in profile narrowly visible behind eye margin in lower half; short postocular setulae in one row; eye almost round, just a little higher than long and anterior facets about twice size of posterior facets; mouthparts small, yellow, palp short and round, vibrissal setulae of buccal margin only a little longer that genal setulae; face small, poorly sclerotized and depressed; median carina absent.
Vibrissa long, strong, and inserted at level of lower facial margin; vibrissal angle weakly projected or not projected forward, at the midway between level of lower margin of eye and lower margin of gena.
Finally, two months after the stroke, the enhanced activation of ipsilateral hemisphere disappeared and in the stroked hemisphere three sites in the undamaged regions of somatosensory cortex: anterior vibrissae, front paw, and hind paw representations, responded to vibrissal input.
Head: fr narrow almost parallel sided, at level of antenna 0.8 width that at level of anterior oc and at this level 1.2x width of eye; fr, ocp and third antennal segment brown, second segment yellow with narrow brown line on dorsal ridge, lunule and first antennal segment yellow; arista with first segment brown and second segment black; eye elongate oval; gena dull yellow, 0.8 height of eye, pale setulose, 3 setae on oral margin just below vibrissal angle, mouthparts yellow except sclerite inside buccal cavity dark brown, palp small oval; postgenal seta short but distinct.
Madarasz et al., "Morphological alterations in subcortical vibrissal relays following vibrissal follicle destruction at birth in the mouse," Journal of Comparative Neurology, vol.
Head: Yellow, including oc triangle only ocelli ringed black, fr broad but converging anteriorly so that at level of antennae it is about 0.7 as wide as at level of anterior oc, face small, depressed and with distinct, narrow but low facial carina, eye oval lying oblique, gena yellow, at middle about 0.6 height of eye and having several yellow setulae, 2 short setae at vibrissal corner, mouthparts yellow, 4 setulae on fr with 1 pair of longer setulae above lunule and another in front of oc triangle, 3 orb with 1 short setula in front, 1 vti and 1 vte, pvt distinct and convergent, ocellars long, divergent, antenna yellow, most of second segment of arista dark.