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Arterial vascularization of the pineal gland in the fetus of Zavot-bred cattle.
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PMID:  12797535     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This study aimed at revealing arterial vascularization of the pineal gland of the Zavot-bred foetus. Twenty foetuses, regardless of their sex, at the age of 2-7 months were used. Coloured-latex was injected by way of both the right and left common carotid arteries. Then, dissection was performed and vessels nourishing the pineal gland were documented. The pineal gland is vascularized by a number of 2-5 central rami. A small vessel arising from each of the central rami in two foetuses (10%) was shown anastomosing with a branch of the cranial cerebral artery, which advances in cranio-caudal direction in the callosal groove. Hence, anastomoses were observed between several sub-branches of each caudal cerebral and cranial cerebellar arteries.
K Aslan; S Ozcan; G Aksoy; I Kurtul; N Dursun
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Anatomia, histologia, embryologia     Volume:  32     ISSN:  0340-2096     ISO Abbreviation:  Anat Histol Embryol     Publication Date:  2003 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-06-11     Completed Date:  2003-07-28     Revised Date:  2003-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7704218     Medline TA:  Anat Histol Embryol     Country:  Germany    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  124-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Kafkas Universitesi, Veteriner Fakültesi, Anatomi Anabilim Dali, Kars, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Cattle / embryology*
Cerebrovascular Circulation
Fetus / blood supply*
Pineal Gland / blood supply*,  embryology

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