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Histological aspects concerning the stomach of grass snake Natrix Natrix

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dc.contributor.author Raita, Stefania Mariana
dc.contributor.author Danacu, Valerica
dc.contributor.author Rosu, Petronela
dc.contributor.author Georgescu, Bogdan
dc.contributor.author Barbuceanu, Florica
dc.contributor.author Rizac, Raluca
dc.date.accessioned 2021-04-27T08:49:54Z
dc.date.available 2021-04-27T08:49:54Z
dc.date.issued 2018
dc.identifier.citation Raita, Stefania Mariana, Valerica Danacu, Petronela Rosu, Bogdan Georgescu, Florica Barbuceanu, Raluca Rizac. 2018. "Histological aspects concerning the stomach of grass snake Natrix Natrix". Lucrări Științifice USAMV - Iași Seria Medicină Veterinară 61 (2): 105-109. en_US
dc.identifier.uri https://repository.uaiasi.ro/xmlui/handle/20.500.12811/999
dc.description.abstract Recent studies have described the importance of snakes, in relation to their utility in several medicinal fields. However, gaps are common in the field of snake histology, which is part of the basic knowledge on these animals. Similarly, not enough information has been published on the digestive system of the grass snake (Natrix natrix). Natrix natrix was first described in 1758, by Linnaeus. It is sometimes called the ringed snake or water snake, and it belongs to Reptilia Class, Squamata Order, Serpentes Suborder, Colubridae Family, Natrix Genus. The grass snake is widely distributed in mainland Europe, northern Africa and the Middle East. It is considered one of the most common snakes in Romania. The gastric wall reveals four layers: mucosa, submucosa, muscular layer and serosa. The mucosa has projections to the lumen, similar to those of the mammals and is composed of a lining epithelium with non-ciliated simple columnar cells (cambered), lamina propria and gastric glands. Lamina propria is composed of richly vascularized connective tissue. Two categories of glands were observed: mucosal glands, located on top, made of mucosal cells, with flattened nuclei at basal pole and vacuolar cytoplasm; serous glands, located at the bottom, made of serous cells, with central spherical nuclei and intensely colored cytoplasm. The submucosa is well represented and richly vascularized. The muscle layer of the wall was composed of an inner circular, and an outer longitudinal layer. the maximum thickness is associated with the posterior area. The serosa is composed of richly vascularized and innervated connective tissue. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher ”Ion Ionescu de la Brad” University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, Iasi en_US
dc.subject snake en_US
dc.subject gastric tissue en_US
dc.subject gastric tunics en_US
dc.subject glands en_US
dc.title Histological aspects concerning the stomach of grass snake Natrix Natrix en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.author.affiliation Stefania Mariana Raita, Valerica Danacu, Petronela Rosu, Bogdan Georgescu, Florica Barbuceanu, Raluca Rizac, University of Agronomic Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Bucharest, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Romania
dc.publicationName Lucrări Științifice USAMV - Iași, Seria Medicină Veterinară
dc.volume 61
dc.issue 2
dc.publicationDate 2018
dc.startingPage 105
dc.endingPage 109
dc.identifier.eissn 2393-4603


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