Parallels Between Evolution and Development of the Nose

  • Roger Jankowski


It is fascinating to compare the phylogenetic steps which have led from cephalochordates to amphibians to the formation of the primary nose with the developmental sequences which are leading from the olfactory placodes to the primary nose in the human embryo:


  1. Gould S (ed) (1977) Ontogeny and phylogeny. The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, CambridgeGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Roger Jankowski
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  1. 1.Faculté de Médecine Service ORL - CHUUniversité de LorraineNancyFrance

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