The topographical anatomy and blood supply of the carotid body region of the domestic fowl.

@article{AbdelMagied1978TheTA,
  title={The topographical anatomy and blood supply of the carotid body region of the domestic fowl.},
  author={E. M. Abdel-Magied and Abigail Selzer King},
  journal={Journal of anatomy},
  year={1978},
  volume={126 Pt 3},
  pages={535-46}
}
The topographical anatomy of the carotid body region was investigated on both sides in 30 adult domestic fowls (Gallus gallus domesticus). On each side of the body the two parathyroid glands always adhered to each other, the caudal gland being the smaller. The right cranial parathyroid usually touched the thyroid gland, but on the left side the two glands were nearly always separate. The ultimobranchial gland was usually attached to the parathyroid glands on the left side, but was always well… CONTINUE READING