Development of the caruncular and intercaruncular regions in the bovine endometrium.

  title={Development of the caruncular and intercaruncular regions in the bovine endometrium.},
  author={Brent Atkinson and Gordon J. King and E. C. Amoroso},
  journal={Biology of reproduction},
  volume={30 3},
Uterine specimens from fetal and postnatal heifers were examined by various types of microscopy to determine when the endometrium differentiated into caruncular and intercaruncular regions and changes in the cell types as the uterus developed. The luminal surface of the fetal uterus was formed into prominent pedunculated or mushroom-shaped nodules. Glandular development was first observed at about 250 days of gestation as short invaginations of the epithelium of the internodular surface… CONTINUE READING

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