Indian Journal of Animal Research

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Indian Journal of Animal Research, volume 42 issue 4 (december 2008) : 235-241

HISTOLOGY OF THORACIC SEGMENTS OF SPINAL CORD IN GOAT FOETUSES*

S. Maya, J.J. Chungath, K.R. Harshan, N. Ashok
1Department of Veterinary Anatomy and Histology, College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Mannuthy, Kerala–680 651, India
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Cite article:- Maya S., Chungath J.J., Harshan K.R., Ashok N. (2024). HISTOLOGY OF THORACIC SEGMENTS OF SPINAL CORD IN GOAT FOETUSES*. Indian Journal of Animal Research. 42(4): 235-241. doi: .
Histological studies were carried out on the thoracic segments of spinal cord in goat using 52
foetuses of various ages. From second month onwards, thoracic region presented conical substantia
gelatinosa and nucleus proprius in the dorsal horn. Nucleus dorsalis and reticular formation appeared
in the intermediate gray matter by this age. The gray matter also presented a prominent lateral horn
with intermediolateral and intermediomedial nuclei and a narrow ventral horn with ventromedial
and dorsomedial nuclei.
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