Anatomic study of arteries and veins of umbilical funiculus, their ramification and disposition in cat’s placenta (Felis cattus, Linnaeus, 1758)

  • Carlos Eduardo Ambrósio Universidade de São Paulo, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, Departamento de Cirurgia, São Paulo, SP
  • Maria Angélica Miglino Universidade de São Paulo, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, Departamento de Cirurgia, São Paulo, SP
  • Marina Bonatelli Universidade de São Paulo, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, Departamento de Cirurgia, São Paulo, SP
  • Waleska Marques Silva Universidade de São Paulo, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, Departamento de Cirurgia, São Paulo, SP
Keywords: Umbilicus, Placenta, Cats, Animal vascularization

Abstract

The research consists of a macroscopic study on the arterial and vein system of umbilical funiculus and placenta of cats fetus and placental characterization as to type, zonary placenta, which presents in 62.5% of cases a fissure at distal area of umbilical funiculus. The umbilical funiculus is formed by a joustfetal area, joustplacental area and middle area, finding in your histological court: two arteries, a vein, two yolk sac pedicles and two pedicle allantois.

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Published
2000-01-01
How to Cite
Ambrósio, C. E., Miglino, M. A., Bonatelli, M., & Silva, W. (2000). Anatomic study of arteries and veins of umbilical funiculus, their ramification and disposition in cat’s placenta (Felis cattus, Linnaeus, 1758). Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Research and Animal Science, 37(5), 372-376. https://doi.org/10.1590/S1413-95962000000500005
Section
BASIC SCIENCES