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Age related changes in the morphometric parameters of the Heart, Kidneys and Adrenal glands of Nili-Ravi buffalo (Bubalus bubalis)

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Author(s): R. Hussain | A. Sarwar Qureshi

Journal: Italian Journal of Animal Science
ISSN 1594-4077

Volume: 6;
Issue: 2s;
Start page: 995;
Date: 2010;
Original page

Keywords: Macromorphometry | Heart | Kidneys | Adrenal glands

ABSTRACT
Forty clinically healthy Nili-Ravi buffaloes (Bubalus bubalis) were divided into two age groups of 20 animals each viz., young (12-48 months of age) and adult (49-96 months) of each sex. These studies revealed that the absolute heart weight, absolute kidney’s weight, the absolute adrenal gland’s weight, mean values of width of heart, circumference, thickness of wall of right and left atria, thickness of wall of right and left ventricles, mean values of length of right and left kidneys, width, circumference, mean values of length of the adrenal glands were significantly (P

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