Allometric growth of the spinal cord in relation to the vertebral column during prenatal and postnatal life in the sheep (Ovis aries).

@article{Ghazi1994AllometricGO,
  title={Allometric growth of the spinal cord in relation to the vertebral column during prenatal and postnatal life in the sheep (Ovis aries).},
  author={Seyed Reza Ghazi and Sara Gholami},
  journal={Journal of anatomy},
  year={1994},
  volume={185 ( Pt 2)},
  pages={427-31}
}
Allometric growth of the spinal cord in relation to the vertebral column was studied for the whole cord and for regional and segmental levels in 30 Iranian sheep of the Mehraban breed, divided into 5 groups comprising 3, 4 and 5 month fetuses, new born lambs, and adults, each group consisting of 6 animals. Observations in all 5 age groups revealed that although the growth of the vertebral column was greater than that of the spinal cord, the difference in growth was limited to the lumbar region… CONTINUE READING