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Thickness of medial layers of arteries prior to and during hibernation.
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PMID:  2707034     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The thickness of the media of the aorta and the carotid, iliac, and renal arteries was measured in hibernating and nonhibernating marmots. A positive correlation was found between body weight and the thickness of the media of carotid and iliac arteries. The relation noted apparently was not due to the mean arterial pressure prior to and during hibernation, since there was no difference in the thickness of the media between nonhibernating and hibernating females. The difference due to gender could be accounted for by the greater average body weight of males. The media of the renal arteries demonstrated no relation between their thickness and body weight.
M L Zatzman; G V Thornhill
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cryobiology     Volume:  26     ISSN:  0011-2240     ISO Abbreviation:  Cryobiology     Publication Date:  1989 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-06-02     Completed Date:  1989-06-02     Revised Date:  2003-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0006252     Medline TA:  Cryobiology     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  199-202     Citation Subset:  IM; S    
Department of Physiology, University of Missouri Health Sciences Center, Columbia 65212.
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MeSH Terms
Aorta / anatomy & histology*
Body Weight
Carotid Arteries / anatomy & histology*
Iliac Artery / anatomy & histology*
Marmota / anatomy & histology*
Renal Artery / anatomy & histology*
Sciuridae / anatomy & histology*
Sex Characteristics

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