Morphology of esophagus of Black Bengal Goat

Authors

  • MS Islam Department of Anatomy and Histology, Faculty of Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine, Patuakhali Science and Technology University
  • MA Awal Department of Anatomy and Histology, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh-2202
  • MA Quasem Department of Anatomy and Histology, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh-2202
  • M Asaduzzaman Department of Anatomy and Histology, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh-2202
  • SK Das Department of Anatomy and Histology, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh-2202

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/bjvm.v6i2.2340

Keywords:

Morphology, esophagus, Black Bengal goat

Abstract

The morphology of esophagus of Black Bengal goat was studied 6 Black Bengal goats of over six months of age of both sex in the Department of Anatomy and Histology, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh-2202, Bangladesh using. The topography, shape, size, esophageal length including cervical and thoracic parts were measured. The esophagus was sampled at six sites - cranial cervical, middle cervical, caudal cervical, at the level of thoracic inlet, at the middle mediastinum and at the level of cardia. The esophagus was 45-50 cm long. The cervical part of esophagus was 13-15 cm long and the thoracic part was 32-30 cm long. The highest and lowest diameter was found 5.1 cm and 3.2 cm at the cardia and at the cranial cervical part of the esophagus respectively.

Key words: Morphology, esophagus, Black Bengal goat

doi: 10.3329/bjvm.v6i2.2340  

Bangl. J. Vet. Med. (2008). 6 (2): 223-225

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