, Volume 32, Issue 4, pp 449–451 | Cite as

Evidence of mitotic division of coelomocytes in the normal, wounded and grafted earthwormEisenia foetida

  • M. J. Parry


In the oligochaeteEisenia foetida the free amoebocytes, once released into the coelomic fluid were observed to remain mitotically active following the trauma of receiving a body wall graft or wound.


Body Wall Mitotic Division Coelomic Fluid Wall Graft 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. J. Parry
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  1. 1.Department of Biology and GeologyPolytechnic of North LondonLondonEngland

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