By Victoria Aspinall BVSc MRCVS, Melanie Cappello BSc(Hons)Zoology PGCE VN
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In the case of a ‘slipped disc’, the annulus fibrosus ruptures and the pulpy centre of the disc protrudes outward. This puts pressure either on the spinal cord or on the associated nerves leaving the cord, causing the animal to show symptoms ranging from pain to paralysis due to the loss of motor function. Regional variations • Cervical vertebrae (Fig. 11A). There are always seven cervical vertebrae in the neck of all mammals. The first cervical vertebra or atlas has a unique and distinctive shape.
18). e. the most medial, is much smaller than the other metacarpal bones (II–V), and is non-weight bearing. This forms part of the dew claw. The metacarpals articulate proximally with the distal row of carpal bones and distally with the phalanges. • Digits – these are composed of the phalanges, which are long bones (Fig. 18). Each digit has three phalanges, except digit I – the dew claw – which has only two. The proximal phalanx articulates with a metacarpal bone. The middle phalanx articulates with the phalanx above and below it.
G. lining the blood vessels and the alveoli of the lungs. Glandular tissue is a modification of epithelial tissue. The epithelium, in addition to its protective function, may also be a secretory membrane. Glands are either: • Unicellular glands – these have individual secretory cells that are interspersed throughout the tissue. The most common type is the goblet cell (Fig. 4), which secretes clear sticky mucus directly on to the membrane surface. The epithelium is known as a mucous membrane. Mucus traps particles, providing extra protection, and also lubricates the epithelial surface.