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Prof. Gamal Abdel - Raheem Mohamed Sosa :: Publications:
Postnatal development of the epididymis in the sheep
|Authors:||Elzoghby, I.M.A., Sosa, G.A., Mona, N. A. H. and Manshawy, A.A.|
|Journal:||Benha Veterinary Medical Journal|
|Full paper||Gamal Abdel - Raheem Mohamed Sosa_POSTNATAL DEVELOPMENT OF THE EPIDIDYMIS IN THE SHEEP.pdf|
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The ovine epididymis undergoes several histological changes during its development, these changes are occurred in type of lining epithelium which begins with ciliated low columnar then with age changed to ciliated pseudostratified columnar epithelium, this differentiation is initiated firstly in tail then body and head regions. There are three stages in development, pre-puberty stage, maturity stage and adulthood stage. In first two stages, the epididymis is divided into head, body and tail while in adulthood stage is divided into six regions three in head, two in body and last part in tail.