Anatomical and Histological Study of Male Uropoetic Organs of Common Rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus)
Common rabbit or European rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) is one of the mammals that belongs to the order Lagomorph. The study of uropoetic organs in adult male common rabbit included the anatomical and histological description at the light microscope level by using Hematoxyline and Eosine stain methods. The aims of this study was to determine the anatomical and histological featu res of male Oryctolagus cuniculus. Uropoetic organs of adult male common rabbit consists of four organs that is kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra. The result showed that Oryctolagus cuniculus have a bean-shaped kidney. The length of the right kidney is 3,4 cm and the width is 1,9 cm while the length of the left kidney is 3,2 cm and the width is 1,8 cm. The histological study showed that common rabbit kidne y consists of glomerulus, Bowman’s capsule, proximal tubules, distal tubules, and collecting ducts.
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