Vidyadarayan, M.K. and Hilmi, M. and sirimane, Roy A. (1982) The Gross Morphology of the Stomach of the Malaysian Lesser Mousedeer (Tragulus javanicus). Pertanika, 5 (1). pp. 34-38.
The gross morphology of the stomach of the lesser mouse deer is described. Characteristically, the rumen is S-shaped spirally twisted and has large ventral and caudoventral sacs. The omasum is vestigeal and is represented by an area of about (2-3 cm'). Reticulo rumen volume is largPr than for ox and sheep.
|Keyword:||Stomach; anatomy; lesser mousedeer; Tragulus javanicus.|
|Faculty or Institute:||Faculty of Veterinary Medicine|
|Deposited By:||Nur Izyan Mohd Zaki|
|Deposited On:||11 Nov 2009 14:33|
|Last Modified:||11 Nov 2009 14:33|
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