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Patterns of efferent lymphatics of the mouse testis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9733149     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Previous studies in the rat demonstrated that lymph vessels arise from various sites in the testis and then anastomose to form the main lymph trunk toward the testicular artery. Although mice are as commonly used in the laboratory as the rat, precise knowledge concerning their testicular lymphatics has not been established. In the present study, the patterns of testicular lymphatic drainage in the mouse were examined using local injection of India ink into the testicular parenchyma. The results demonstrated that, besides the lymph trunk surrounding the testicular artery, a lymphatic drainage route running along the ductus deferens is also present.
M Itoh; X Q Li; A Yano; Q Xie; Y Takeuchi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of andrology     Volume:  19     ISSN:  0196-3635     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Androl.     Publication Date:    1998 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-12-22     Completed Date:  1998-12-22     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8106453     Medline TA:  J Androl     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  466-72     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Anatomy, Kagawa Medical University, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Chi-Square Distribution
Coloring Agents
Lymphatic System / anatomy & histology*,  physiology
Mice, Inbred ICR
Testis / anatomy & histology*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Coloring Agents; 0/chinese ink; 7440-44-0/Carbon

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