Wound healing in foetal sheep: a histological and electron microscope study.


A study was made of the healing of excised, unsutured and sutured skin wounds in foetal sheep of 75, 90 and 120 days gestation and of wounds in newborn lambs and adult ewes. Foetal and postnatal wounds were found to heal in a very similar way. At each stage of development studied, excised wounds contract rapidly and histological and electron microscope… (More)


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