Growth rate of bones in rat foetal alcohol syndrome

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The effect of maternal alcohol consumption during pregnancy on the growth rate of humerus and femur were studied in 168 offspring of rats. Experimental foetal alcohol syndrome was produced by giving 10% ethanol (v/v) in water to eight-week-old female albino rats for 2 weeks, then 20% ethanol (v/v) for a further 3 weeks, and mating them overnight. When… (More)

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