BSJ volume 13, issue 2, P105-114 2016 DOI: 10.21123/bsj.2016.13.2.2ncc.00105 View full text
Abbas Al-Hamdani, Susan Ahmed, Shaima Shake, Zainab Hasan

Abstract: A histological study showed the wall of the stomach in Pica pica and Herpestes javanicus consists of four layers: mucosa, submucosa, muscularis externa and serosa. Also, the present study showed many differences in the histological structures of the stomach for each in both types. The stomach of P. pica consists of two portions: the proventiculus and gizzard, while the stomach of H. javanicus consists of three portions: cardiac, fundic and pyloric regions. The mucosa layer formed short gastric folds, named pli…

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