Histomorphological studies on the testis of local pig (Zovawk) of Mizoram

DOI: 10.18805/ijar.B-3697    | Article Id: B-3697 | Page : 1455-1458
Citation :- Histomorphological studies on the testis of local pig (Zovawk) of Mizoram.Indian Journal of Animal Research.2019.(53):1455-1458
Th. Shitarjit Singh, Pranab Chandra Kalita, Om Prakash Choudhary, Arup Kalita and Probal Jyoti Doley dr.om.choudhary@gmail.com
Address : Department of Veterinary Anatomy and Histology, College of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry, Central Agricultural University, Selesih, Aizawl-796 015, Mizoram, India.
Submitted Date : 27-07-2018
Accepted Date : 31-08-2018


The present study was designed to elucidate the histomorphology of the testis of adult Zovawk. In the present study, the collagen and reticular fibres were abundant in tunica albuginea and interstitial tissue surrounding the seminiferous tubules. However, few elastic fibers occurred in the capsule and only in the blood vessels of both the testis in Zovawk. The different micrometrical values with regard to thickness of testicular capsule, diameter of seminiferous tubule, height of seminiferous tubule, number of leydig cells, spermatogonia, germs cells per mm2 were found to be higher in the left testicle as compared to right one. There was no-significant difference observed in the right and left testes of Zovawk.


Histomorphology Pig Testis Zovawk.


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