2021
DOI: 10.51791/njap.v13i.2388
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V. A. Aletor, B. L. Fetuga

Abstract: Some pathological changes: accompanying raw lima bean (RLB) feeding to growing rats were investigated. Among the gross patholo­gical observations were severe pancreatic hypertrophy and spleen atrophy. The rela­tive weight of the liver was significantly (P< 0M5) decreased while the kidney weight was significantly (P< 0.05) increas­ed. The relative weight of the heart was unaffected. At necropsy, the small intestine of rats fed 40% RLB and aoove were dilated and filed with light-yellow gassy liquid. Histop…

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