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Vol 62, No 4 (2003)
Short Communications
Published online: 2003-09-05
Submitted: 2012-02-06
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Morphology of the extra-ocular muscles (musculi bulbi) of the American Staffordshire Terrier during the perinatal period

Joanna Klećkowska, Maciej Janeczek, Monika Wojnar, Norbert Pospieszny
Folia Morphol 2003;62(4):431-434.

open access

Vol 62, No 4 (2003)
Short Communications
Published online: 2003-09-05
Submitted: 2012-02-06

Abstract

The study was carried out on 12 American Staffordshire Terriers (AST) each of 60 days’ gestation. A morphological analysis of the extra-ocular muscles was performed. The location of the rectus and oblique muscles and the retractor bulbi muscle is described. The length and breadth of these muscles as well as of their tendons, the distance between the final insertions of the tendons and the corneal limbus and the line of insertions is also given.

Abstract

The study was carried out on 12 American Staffordshire Terriers (AST) each of 60 days’ gestation. A morphological analysis of the extra-ocular muscles was performed. The location of the rectus and oblique muscles and the retractor bulbi muscle is described. The length and breadth of these muscles as well as of their tendons, the distance between the final insertions of the tendons and the corneal limbus and the line of insertions is also given.
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Keywords

dogs; American Staffordshire Terrier; eyeball; accessory organs of the eyeball; extra-ocular muscles

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Title

Morphology of the extra-ocular muscles (musculi bulbi) of the American Staffordshire Terrier during the perinatal period

Journal

Folia Morphologica

Issue

Vol 62, No 4 (2003)

Pages

431-434

Published online

2003-09-05

Bibliographic record

Folia Morphol 2003;62(4):431-434.

Keywords

dogs
American Staffordshire Terrier
eyeball
accessory organs of the eyeball
extra-ocular muscles

Authors

Joanna Klećkowska
Maciej Janeczek
Monika Wojnar
Norbert Pospieszny

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