Morphological Study of the Esophagus in the Domestic Fowl Gallus Gallus Domesticus (Linnaeus 1758)
Keywords:Avian, chicken, esophagus, Gallus gallus domesticus.
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.
How to Cite
- The journal allows readers to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of its articles and allow readers to use them for any other lawful purpose.
- The journal allows the author(s) to hold the copyright without restrictions.
- The journal allows the author(s) to retain publishing rights without restrictions