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dc.contributor.authorLamai Thongboonen_US
dc.contributor.authorSinlapachai Senaraten_US
dc.contributor.authorJes Kettrataden_US
dc.contributor.authorWannee Jiraungkoorskulen_US
dc.contributor.authorTheerakamol Pengsakulen_US
dc.contributor.authorSansareeya Wangkulangkulen_US
dc.contributor.authorMari C. Uribeen_US
dc.contributor.authorFrancis G. Plumleyen_US
dc.contributor.authorKoraon Wongkamhaengen_US
dc.contributor.authorGen Kanekoen_US
dc.contributor.otherUniversity of Houston-Victoriaen_US
dc.contributor.otherUniversidad Nacional Autónoma de Méxicoen_US
dc.contributor.otherChulalongkorn Universityen_US
dc.contributor.otherKasetsart Universityen_US
dc.contributor.otherMahidol Universityen_US
dc.contributor.otherPrince of Songkla Universityen_US
dc.identifier.citationMaejo International Journal of Science and Technology. Vol.14, No.1 (2020), 11-26en_US
dc.description.abstract© 2020 by Maejo University, San Sai, Chiang Mai, 50290 Thailand. The development of viviparity, live-bearing, is an ill-defined evolutionary event that is considered to have emerged in several lineages of reptiles. Therefore, the knowledge from a wide variety of viviparous species will offer better insight into understanding the reproductive adaptations associated with the development of viviparity. The dog-faced water snake, Cerberus rynchops, belongs to the family Homalopsidae that is considered to be viviparous, but detailed reproductive features are still poorly known for this species. In this study we investigated the female reproductive system of mature C. rynchops using histological techniques. A paired ovary was anchored to the kidney in this species. Eight to nine ovarian follicles were observed and classified as previtellogenic follicles, vitellogenic follicles and atretic follicles. The oviductal structure of C. rynchops was divided into four regions, namely infundibulum, uterine tube, uterus and vagina, and all oviductal regions were covered with ciliated and non-ciliated cuboidal epithelial cells and surrounded by connective tissue of submucosa, a thick layer of the muscularis and serosa. In the uterus we observed the uterine glands, which are commonly present in viviparous snakes.en_US
dc.rightsMahidol Universityen_US
dc.titleMorphology and histology of female reproductive tract of the dog-faced water snake cerberus rynchops (Schneider, 1799)en_US
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