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Light and electron microscopy of the cardiac gland region of the stomach of the babirusa (Babyrousa babyrussa – Suidae, Mammalia).
Previous studies have indicated that the gross anatomical structure of the stomach of the babirusa (Babyrousa babyrussa) differs markedly from that of all other pigs. This light and scanning electron microscopic study ...
Cardiac glands with a difference- scanning electron microscopy of the cardiac gland region in the stomach of the babirusa (Babyrousa babyrussa), domestic pig (Sus scrofa domestica), white-lipped peccary (Tayassu pecari) and Bennet's wallaby (Macropus rufogriseus)
(Furth: Filander, 2004)
The stomach of the babirusa differs from that of other pigs: it is larger and possesses a large diverticulum ventriculi, the gastric glands are confined to a small section at the end od the corpus ventriculi, the cardiac ...