Arterial segments of kidneys in white-lipped peccaries (Tayassu pecari Link, 1795)


  • Patrícia Romagnolli Universidade Paranaense, Umuarama, PR
  • Gilberto Valente Machado Universidade Federal do Paraná, Palotina, PR
  • Maria Angélica Miglino Universidade de São Paulo, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, Departamento de Cirurgia, São Paulo, SP



White-lipped, Kidney, Renal arteries


Was studied 18 pairs of White-lipped peccaries kidneys (Tayassu pecari), that has your renal arteries injected whit Vinilit dissolved in P.A. acetone e colored, following submitted to acid corrosion. The vascular molds like this obtained propose that: a) the renal arteries, always single, to divide firstly in setorial renal branches, being these cranial, dorsal, dorsocranial, dorsocaudal, ventral, ventrocranial, ventrocaudal and caudal; b) the segmentary renal arteries, originating from second division of the renal arteries, in agreement with your topographical disposition, consists of: cranial, mediocranial, middle, mediocaudal, caudal, dorsal and ventral; c) independent of the modality in which to introduce, the renal segments are separated amongst themselves by paucivasculars areas.


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Romagnolli, P., Machado, G. V., & Miglino, M. A. (2003). Arterial segments of kidneys in white-lipped peccaries (Tayassu pecari Link, 1795). Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Research and Animal Science, 40(supl.), 205-212.




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