Spontaneous decidual reactions and menstruation in the black mastiff bat, Molossus ater.

@article{Rasweiler1991SpontaneousDR,
  title={Spontaneous decidual reactions and menstruation in the black mastiff bat, Molossus ater.},
  author={John J. IV Rasweiler},
  journal={The American journal of anatomy},
  year={1991},
  volume={191 1},
  pages={
          1-22
        }
}
Uterine function was assessed histologically in nonpregnant Molossus ater removed from a laboratory breeding colony. During the luteal phase of the cycle, bilateral decidual reactions were found to develop spontaneously in the absence of either embryos or experimental manipulation of the uterus. These included the formation of early decidual giant cells, closure of the uterine lumina, and morphological changes in the endometrial blood vessels. Some endothelial cell hypertrophy was noted in much… CONTINUE READING
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