The body-cavity is largely occupied by processes from the large muscle cells of the skin.
These processes stretch across the body cavity to be inserted in the dorsal and ventral middle lines.
It is evident that the outer envelope of the gonophore represents the ex-umbral ectoderm (ex.), and that the inner ectoderm lining the cavity represents the sub-umbral ectoderm of the free medusa.
` tion of the coelenteric 1 V cavity; in the second stage the tentacles Much modified from C. Chun, " Coelenterata," in grow out as secondary Bronn's Tierreich.
It is seen from the foregoing account of medusa - budding that the entocodon is a very important constituent of the bud, furnishing some of the most essential portions of the medusa; its cavity becomes the subumbral cavity, and its lining furnishes the ectodermal epithelium of the manubrium and of the sub-umbral cavity as far as the edge of the velum.