Revista chilena de anatomía
versão impressa ISSN 0716-9868
ACCIOLY LINS AMORIM, Marleyne José Afonso et al. FULL LENGTH OF THE UNDERBRED RABBIT'S INTESTINE (Oryctolagus cuniculus). Rev. chil. anat. [online]. 2002, vol.20, n.2, pp.181-183. ISSN 0716-9868. http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0716-98682002000200011.
The authors studied the length of the various enteric tracts as well as their full length, with the intention ofproviding date which contribute to the best knowledge of the possible anatomical variationsof this species. The study was carried out on 34 adults rabbits of the both sexes (17 male and 17 female), from northeast of Brazil. The animals were sacrificed and your visceral tract setted of a horizontal plane surface to realize their dimensions by technique process. All this value are express in centimeter. Small intestine: 23,11 ±1,66 cm; cecum: 27,69 ± 2,46 cm; large intestine: 103,40 ±9,19 cm; total size: 154,21±7,17 cm. the results obtained do not show differences concerning sex
Palavras-chave : Intestine; Anatomy; Rabbit.