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Like this word? Rhopalium. Rho*pa"li*um\, n.

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Rhopalia are integrated parts of the central nervous system in box
nerve and the rhopalia are connected via the rhopalial stalks and examination of .
Rhopalium development in <Emphasis Type="Italic">Aurelia aurita
Rhopalium development in Aurelia aurita ephyrae.
Swim pacemakers in cubomedusae
Analysis of box jellyfish photosytems using 64-bit Volocity
C. marsupialis whole-mount rhopalium of newly metamorphosed medusa. Figure A shows an extended focus projection of 194 confocal optical sections.
Unusual Underwater Vision in a Stomatopod Crustacean: Circular
organization of the rhopalium has no equivalent in the medusa body.

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Jellyfish can sense their world around them, even without eyes
Different species have differing abilities to take in the world around them through an organ similar to an eye called a rhopalium.

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Rhopalium - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Moon Jelly (Aurelia aurita) with rhopalia visible in indentations of rim.
More on Morphology of Cubozoa, by UCMP
The Cubozoan Rhopalium with Eyes and Eyespots In this close-up of a rhopalium (right), you can see six reddish spots, all of which are sensitive to light.
Anatomy - rhopalia
Rhopalia (singular rhopalium) are the most obvious sensory structures of scyphozoan jellyfish.
Rhopalium | Define Rhopalium at
Like this word? Rhopalium. Rho*pa"li*um\, n.
rhopalium (physiology) -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia
Encyclopædia Britannica Online. Encyclopædia Britannica, 2011. Web.

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