HISTOLOGY OF ESOPHAGUS OF BLACK BENGAL GOAT
Keywords:Histology, esophagus, Black Bengal goats
AbstractDetail histological features of esophagus of 12 Black Bengal goats were studied in the Department of Anatomy and Histology, BAU, Mymensingh-2202, Bangladesh during the period from July to December 2003. All specimens were collected from adult Black Bengal goats (over 6 months of age) irrespective of age and sex. The esophagus of Black Bengal goat was sampled at six areas- cranial cervical, middle cervical, caudal cervical, at the level of thoracic inlet, at the middle mediastinum and at the level of cardia. The histological layers of esophagus were-tunica mucosa (lamina epithelia, lamina propria and lamina muscularis mucosa), tunica submucosa, tunica muscularis and tunica scrosa/adventitia.