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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (6): jeb189886.
Published: 21 March 2019
... rhythmic mandibular jaw and hyobranchial (tongue) movements. Chewing occurs in chondrichthyans (sharks and rays), actinopterygians (ray-finned fishes), dipnoi (lungfishes) as well as amniotes and involves similarities in the patterns of muscle activity and movement of the feeding apparatus. It has been...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (4): 491–500.
Published: 15 February 2016
...Roderick A. Suthers; John R. Rothgerber; Kenneth Kragh Jensen ABSTRACT Lingual articulation in humans is one of the primary means of vocal tract resonance filtering that produces the characteristic vowel formants of speech. In songbirds, the function of the tongue in song has not been thoroughly...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (24): 4137–4145.
Published: 15 December 2010
... muscles. Several previously unknown features of the laryngeal aditus (glottis) are described and their functional significance in its opening and closure are considered. The tongue plays an essential part in producing and maintaining closure during dives and feeding bouts. Closure is brought about...
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (16): 2501–2510.
Published: 15 August 2009
... of the tongue in some lizard taxa are thought to be associated with the evolution of vomerolfaction as the main prey detection mode. Moreover, specializations of the tongue are hypothesized to compromise the efficiency of the tongue during transport; thus, driving the evolution of inertial transport. Here we...
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (6): 768–777.
Published: 15 March 2009
... with the movements of each system have been investigated in detail independently, the actual integration between the two systems has received less attention. Recently, the independence of the movements of the jaw and locomotor systems was reported during tongue-based prey capture in an iguanian lizard ( Anolis...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (24): 4901–4907.
Published: 15 December 2006
...%solutions were prepared. The concentration of all solutions was checked with a pocket refractometer before each trial. e-mail: bborrell@cal.berkeley.edu 16 10 2006 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2006 2006 Apidae Euglossini foraging energetics biomechanics tongue...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (20): 3569–3580.
Published: 15 September 2004
..., filter porosity varies according to such hydrodynamic factors as swimming speed, size and density of prey, and direction and pressure of water flow( Sanderson and Wassersug,1990 ). Other elements of this continuous filtration system demonstrate complex mobility. The muscular balaenid tongue is often...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (12): 2071–2081.
Published: 15 May 2004
...Stephen M. Deban; Ursula Dicke SUMMARY Salamanders of the genus Hydromantes project their tongues the greatest distance of any amphibian to capture prey, up to 80% of body length or approximately 6 cm in an adult individual. During tongue projection on distant prey, the tongue is shot ballistically...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (5): 827–839.
Published: 15 February 2004
...Jurriaan H. de Groot; Inke van der Sluijs; Peter Ch. Snelderwaard; Johan L. van Leeuwen SUMMARY The forked snake tongue is a muscular organ without hard skeletal support. A functional interpretation of the variable arrangement of the intrinsic muscles along the tongue requires a quantitative...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (13): 1943–1952.
Published: 1 July 2002
...Timothy K. Baker; Karina Rios; Stanley D. Hillyard SUMMARY The dorsal lingual epithelium from the tongue of the toad Bufo marinus was mounted in an Ussing-type chamber, and the short-circuit current ( I sc ) was measured using a low-noise voltage clamp. With NaCl Ringer bathing the mucosal...
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J Exp Biol (1992) 170 (1): 155–186.
Published: 1 September 1992
... individuals were analysed. Feeding sequences were divided into four phases: capture, reduction, transport to the oesophagus and cleaning. Quantified kinematic profiles of the head, jaws, hyoid-tongue complex and displacements of the prey to (capture) and within (other phases) the buccal cavity are presented...
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J Exp Biol (1992) 168 (1): 1–21.
Published: 1 July 1992
...PETER C. WAINWRIGHT; ALBERT F. BENNETT In this paper we document the activity of key muscles of the tongue, hyobranchial apparatus and head during prey capture in the lizard Chamaeleo jacksonii Boulenger and use these data to test current hypotheses of chameleon tongue function. Electromyographic...