A biometric study of the digestive tract of one-humped camel (camelus dromedarius) fetuses

Authors

  • A. Bello Department of Veterinary Anatomy, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Nigeria
  • B. I. Onyeanusi Department of Veterinary Anatomy, Ahmadu Bello University Zaria. Nigeria
  • M. L. Sonfada Department of Veterinary Anatomy, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Nigeria
  • J. B. Adeyanju Department of veterinary medicine,surgery and Theriogenology,Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Nigeria
  • M. A. Umaru Department of veterinary medicine,surgery and Theriogenology,Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Nigeria

Keywords:

Biometry, Camel, Digestive tract, Fetus, Prenatal development

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Published

2012-08-29

How to Cite

Bello, A. ., I. Onyeanusi, B., L. Sonfada, M., B. Adeyanju, J., & A. Umaru, M. (2012). A biometric study of the digestive tract of one-humped camel (camelus dromedarius) fetuses. Scientific Journal of Zoology, 1(1), 11-16. Retrieved from https://www.sjournals.com/index.php/sjz/article/view/1191

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