Arterial segments of kidneys in white-lipped peccaries (Tayassu pecari Link, 1795)
Keywords:White-lipped, Kidney, Renal arteries
AbstractWas 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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