The arragement of configurat of nervs of brachial plexus in vulture (Coragyps atratus foetens -Linnaeus, 1758)

  • Pamela Rodrigues Reina Moreira Universidade Estadual Paulista, Faculdade de Ciências Agrárias e Veterinárias, Jaboticabal, SP
  • Wilson Machado de Souza Universidade Estadual Paulista, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária, Araçatuba, SP
  • Nair Trevisan Machado de Souza Universidade Estadual Paulista, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária, Araçatuba, SP
  • Roberto Gameiro Carvalho Universidade Estadual Paulista, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária, Araçatuba, SP
Keywords: Brachial plexus, Neuroanatomy, Vulture, Coragyps atratus foetens

Abstract

The anatomical study of the origin and distribution of brachial plexus in vulture (Coragyps atratus foetens) was performed in 14 animals, adults, males and females, deriving of the region of Araçatuba (SP). After fixed in watery solution of formaldehyde 10,00%, became dissected bilateral of the origin of the brachial plexus, and yours distribution. The analysis allowed verify that brachial plexus of vulture, four root possess, which originate from the ventral branches of cervical spinal nerves eleven (C11), twelve (C12) and thirteen (C13) and of the ventral branches of thoracic spinal nerve one (T1) and (T2) in both sides (100%). The first root part of C11 in the right and left side, and of the edge skull of the dorsal lace the nerves subescapular, subcoracoescapular e supracoracóide in both antímeros (100%). As the root originates from C12 in both sides, giving origin to the dorsal lace, giving the axilar, radial and anconeal nerves (100%). The third root of plexus originates solely from C13 (100%) and the root of T1 in both sides (100%). The roots of C12, C13 and T1 was united the ventral lace originates, which breaks the nerves to medianoulnar that divided in medium and to ulnar and the pectoral nerves (100%). T2 emits filaments that join it root nervous of T1, being one filament (35,55%) and two filaments (64,29%) in side right, while that in the left one filament (42,85%), two filaments (50%) and three filaments (7,15%)

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Published
2009-04-01
How to Cite
Moreira, P., Souza, W., Souza, N., & Carvalho, R. (2009). The arragement of configurat of nervs of brachial plexus in vulture (Coragyps atratus foetens -Linnaeus, 1758). Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Research and Animal Science, 46(2), 144-151. https://doi.org/10.11606/issn.1678-4456.bjvras.2009.26761
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