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2017
Volume 20
Issue 3
Topic:
Veterinary Medicine
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Skoczylas B. , Brudnicki W. , Kirkiłło-Stacewicz K. , Nowicki W. , Wach J. 2017. RAMIFICATIONS OF THE MIDDLE CEREBRAL ARTERY IN POLAR FOX (Alopex Lagopus), EJPAU 20(3), #02.
Available Online: http://www.ejpau.media.pl/volume20/issue3/abs-02.html

RAMIFICATIONS OF THE MIDDLE CEREBRAL ARTERY IN POLAR FOX (ALOPEX LAGOPUS)

Benedykt Skoczylas, Witold Brudnicki, Krzysztof Kirkiłło-Stacewicz, Włodzimierz Nowicki, Jan Wach
Department of Animal Morphology and Hunting, Faculty of Animal Breeding and Biology, UTP University of Technology and Life Sciences, Bydgoszcz, Poland

 

ABSTRACT

The studies of the vascularization of the cerebrum in polar fox were performed on 80 cerebral hemispheres. It was found that the middle cerebral artery is the strongest vessel supplying blood to the cerebrum. The artery gets divided into ten permanent branches. Two olfactory arteries supply the region of the cerebrum located on the border between the old and the new cortex. The other eight get divided into three branches running towards the region of frontal lobe of the brain, two branches to the region of the parietal lobe and three temporal branches running in the temporal region, which supply blood only to the new cortex of the cerebrum. The frontal, parietal and temporal branches descended independently from the main trunk of the middle cerebral artery or formed a common trunk. Common trunks for respective groups of branches have been described as the rostral, dorsal and caudal middle cerebral artery. In 10% of the cases there occurred two independent branches of the middle cerebral artery from the rostral cerebral artery.

Key words: cerebrum, vascularization, polar fox.


Benedykt Skoczylas
Department of Animal Morphology and Hunting, Faculty of Animal Breeding and Biology, UTP University of Technology and Life Sciences, Bydgoszcz, Poland
Bernardyńska 6
85-029 Bydgoszcz
Poland
email: anat@utp.edu.pl

Witold Brudnicki
Department of Animal Morphology and Hunting, Faculty of Animal Breeding and Biology, UTP University of Technology and Life Sciences, Bydgoszcz, Poland
Bernardyńska 6
85-029 Bydgoszcz
Poland
email: anat@utp.edu.pl

Krzysztof Kirkiłło-Stacewicz
Department of Animal Morphology and Hunting, Faculty of Animal Breeding and Biology, UTP University of Technology and Life Sciences, Bydgoszcz, Poland
Bernardyńska 6
85-029 Bydgoszcz
Poland
email: krzysztof.stacewicz@o2.pl

Włodzimierz Nowicki
Department of Animal Morphology and Hunting, Faculty of Animal Breeding and Biology, UTP University of Technology and Life Sciences, Bydgoszcz, Poland
Bernardyńska 6
85-029 Bydgoszcz
Poland
email: wlodek_novika@interia.eu

Jan Wach
Department of Animal Morphology and Hunting, Faculty of Animal Breeding and Biology, UTP University of Technology and Life Sciences, Bydgoszcz, Poland
Bernardyńska 6
85-029 Bydgoszcz
Poland
Phone: 052 374 95 10
email: janwach82@poczta.onet.pl

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