Essays on growth and form presented to D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson

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Clarendon Press, 1947 - Science - 408 pages
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SIR DARCY WENTWORTH THOMPSON C B F R S frontispiece
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Hertford College University of Oxford I
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For description see plate facing page
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acid adult alginic acid allatum allometry formula amoebocytes amoeboid Amphioxus Appendicularia ascidian axon axoplasm Bauplan Biol biological birefringence blastomere blastula brain carapace Carcinus maenas cellulose cerebral cortex cerebral hemisphere chains chitin choanocytes chordate ciliated coelom collagen connexion constant corpus callosum cortex cortical curve cuticle cytoplasm D'Arcy Thompson D'ARCY WENTWORTH THOMPSON determined diameter differential growth embryo endoneurium epidermis epitheliocytes epithelium equation example fact fibres fibrin fibrinogen fibroblasts fibrous proteins flagella folding function gastrulation gradient growth ratio growth-rate holometabolous homeomorphic Huxley hypotonic Ibid incisures increase intracranial cavity keratin larva Larvacea length logarithmic Lotka mammals measured mechanocytes method molecules monocyte morpho morphological morphological correspondence moult myelin myosin nature nerve nerve-cell nerve-fibre neurilemma nodes notochord nucleic acids nucleotides nymph nymphal organism osmium tetroxide osteocyte pattern pereiopods peripheral Plate pneumococcus polypeptide polysaccharide porocytes properties proteins protoplasm protozoa regeneration relation relative result Rhodnius Schwann cell segments shape side chains simple allometry specific growth-rate stage stigmata structure sulci surface tension tadpole Text-fig time-stretches tion tissue tobacco mosaic virus transformation tube unduloid values vertebrates visual cortex Volvox white matter X-ray zooids zygote

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