To this pericardial coelom is frequently added a gonocoel enclosing the gonads and the funnels of their ducts.
When the pericardium is cut open from above in an animal otherwise entire, the anterior face of the kidney is seen forming the posterior wall of the pericardial chamber; on the deep edge of this face, a little to the left of the attachment of the auricle to the floor of the pericardium, is seen a depression; this depression contains the opening from the pericardium into the kidney.
37), in which it is possible most satisfactorily to study in the living animal, by means of the microscope, the course of the blood-stream, and also the reno-pericardial communication.
»' = 1, ' ing pericardial sinus.
- Dorsal Muscles, Heart and various tissues and Pericardial Tendons of Cockroach.