Original Scientific Article
Morphology of the vascular bodies of the encephalon’s ventricles of cow (bos taurus taurus)
Aleksey Prusakov*,
Nikolay Zelenevskiy,
Mikhail Shchipakin,
Dar’ya Bylinskaya,
Yuliya Barteneva,
Dmitriy Vasil’yev,
Andrey Stratonov,
Viktor Khvatov

Mac Vet Rev 2020; 43 (1): 31 - 36


Received: 25 May 2019

Received in revised form: 04 December 2019

Accepted: 09 January 2020

Available Online First: 31 January 2020

Published on: 15 March 2020

Correspondence: Aleksey Prusakov, prusakov-av@mail.ru


The aim of the research was to establish the morphology of the vascular bodies of the encephalon ventricles of cow (Bos taurus taurus). Methods used: thin anatomical preparation, histological method of examination, transmission electron microscopy. Given the relationship, structure and general origin of the vascular bodies, they were divided into bodies III, IV and the lateral ventricles of the encephalon. This unit has topographical nature. Functionally, vascular bodies are an indivisible organ whose main function is the secretion of the cerebrospinal fluid, which maintains the constancy of the central nervous system internal environment. Three types of capillaries, differing in their morphology, were found in the composition of the vascular bodies’ villi in Bos taurus taurus.

Keywords: bovine, central nervous system, encephalic ventricular system


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Citation Information

Macedonian Veterinary Review. Volume 43, Issue 1, Pages 31-36, e-ISSN 1857-7415, p-ISSN 1409-7621, DOI: 10.2478/macvetrev-2020-0011, 2020