Arterial circulation of the spinal cord and brain in the Monodontidae (order Cetacea).

@article{Vogl1981ArterialCO,
  title={Arterial circulation of the spinal cord and brain in the Monodontidae (order Cetacea).},
  author={A Wayne Vogl and H. Donald Fisher},
  journal={Journal of morphology},
  year={1981},
  volume={170 2},
  pages={171-80}
}
In this paper we document retial supply of the spinal cord and describe the arterial vascular pattern of the brain in the whale family Monodontidae. Observations are based on gross dissections of four brains, two each of Monodon monoceros and Delphinapterus leucas, and one spinal cord from M. monoceros. Vessels of the spinal cord arise from extradural retia in the neural canal. Arteries originating from the retia penetrate the dura between successive spinal roots (mainly ventral) and not in… CONTINUE READING
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