The arterial supply of the thymus in dogs

Authors

  • Frederico Ozanan Carneiro e Silva Universidade Federal de Uberlândia, Uberlândia, MG.
  • Pedro Primo Bombonato Universidade de São Paulo, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, São Paulo, SP.
  • Renato Souto Severino Universidade Federal de Uberlândia, Uberlândia, MG.
  • Sérgio Salazar Drummond Universidade Federal de Uberlândia, Uberlândia, MG.
  • André Luis Quagliato Santos Universidade Federal de Uberlândia, Uberlândia, MG.
  • Maurício Borges
  • Cláudio Costa

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.11606/issn.1678-4456.bjvras.1994.52051

Keywords:

Animal anatomy, Dogs, Thymus gland, Arteries

Abstract

There were observed the origin, the number and the ordering of the thymic vessels in 30 dogs fetuses, by dissection after injection with Neoprene latex 450 solution and fixation with formalin solution at 10%. The results permited to conclude that: the thymic arteries come, directly and indirectly, from the internal thoracic arteries, brachiocephalic trunk, pericardicophrenics arteries, costocervicals trunks and subclavian arteries, wich combined by theirself given from five to fourteen contributions that showed a own vascularization model for each organ.

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Published

1994-06-02

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BASIC SCIENCES

How to Cite

1.
Silva FOC e, Bombonato PP, Severino RS, Drummond SS, Santos ALQ, Borges M, et al. The arterial supply of the thymus in dogs. Braz. J. Vet. Res. Anim. Sci. [Internet]. 1994 Jun. 2 [cited 2024 May 29];31(2):89-94. Available from: https://www.revistas.usp.br/bjvras/article/view/52051