Arteriovenous Patterns in Beaked Whales
NORTH CAROLINA UNIV AT WILMINGTON CENTER FOR MARINE SCIENCE
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Long term goals of this study are 1 To describe the venous morphology in the head of beaked whales, with a special focus on the venous structures associated with the accessory sinus system and the acoustic fat bodies. 2 To describe the vascular morphology of the terminal airways of beaked whales, as it relates to presence and actuation of intrapulmonary shunts.
- Anatomy and Physiology
- Biological Oceanography