Morphological Study of the Esophagus in the Domestic Fowl Gallus Gallus Domesticus (Linnaeus 1758)

Authors

  • Wijdan Basheer Abed
  • Hanan Raad Dheyaa Hussain
  • Dalia H. Al-Hamawandy

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i4.17239

Keywords:

Avian, chicken, esophagus, Gallus gallus domesticus.

Abstract

The esophageal morphology of domestic fowl (Gallus gallus domesticus) was investigated to fill
the dearth of information on the morphology of esophagus from available literature and help in
understanding its digestive tract biology. The esophagus is under study as musculomembranous tubular
shape, it began from oropharyngeal cavity and terminated on the proventriculus. The esophagus was
divided into three regions are represented by cervical part, crop, and Thoracic part. Internal lining of the
esophagus consisted of un-branched straight longitudinal folds The length of the cervical part, crop and
thoracic part were 11.5 cm, 3.5 cm, 6 cm respectively.

Author Biographies

Wijdan Basheer Abed

Assistant Prof. Dr., Department of Biology, College of Education for pure Science (Ibn Al-Haitham),
University of Baghdad

Hanan Raad Dheyaa Hussain

Assistant Lecturer, Directorate General of Education Al-Karkh First, Ministery of Education

Dalia H. Al-Hamawandy

Lecturer, Directorate General of Education Al-Karkh First, Ministery of Education

Published

2021-09-05

How to Cite

Wijdan Basheer Abed, Hanan Raad Dheyaa Hussain, & Dalia H. Al-Hamawandy. (2021). Morphological Study of the Esophagus in the Domestic Fowl Gallus Gallus Domesticus (Linnaeus 1758). Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 15(4), 3069-3073. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i4.17239

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