Archives of Anatomy and Physiology

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EISSN : 2640-7957
Published by: Peertechz Publications Inc. (10.17352)
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Me Okandeji, Om Femi-Akinlosotu, Oo Omotosho,
Archives of Anatomy and Physiology, Volume 7, pp 001-008; https://doi.org/10.17352/aap.000019

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Background: Dental pathologies are noticeable alterations or deviations from normal dental architecture and can be influenced by genetic or environmental factors. This present study aimed to identify and report the dental pathologies in the Nigerian local pig. Materials and methods: The cleaned skulls of 47 local pigs, aged between 3-51 months were assessed for observable dental abnormalities such as missing teeth, fractured teeth, persistent deciduous teeth, dental caries, dental calculus, and tooth rotation. Results: The study revealed that 98% of the skulls had dental attrition while 96% had stained teeth. About 66% had a least a missing tooth while 78% of adult skulls had at least one persistent deciduous tooth. Fractured tooth, dental calculus, dental caries, and tooth rotation were observed in 46.8%, 74.4%, 34% and 21.3%, respectively. The most common persistent deciduous tooth was the second maxillary incisor, whereas the most commonly missed tooth was the first mandibular premolar, which was bilateral in 75% of affected skulls. Dental calculus was not observed on skulls below 6 months, while the incisor tooth was the most affected tooth by dental attrition. Conclusions: The Nigerian local pig, like other breeds, is susceptible to and has dental pathologies. The data obtained from this study will be beneficial to farmers, as early detection of dental abnormalities will promote productivity and reduces economic losses in pig husbandry. It will also be useful to researchers, especially those using pigs in Nigeria as a model for translation research and comparative dental studies.
Santana Letícia Iega, Buchaim Daniela Vieira, Hamzé Abdul Latif, Bertoni Reis Carlos Henrique, de Souza Bueno Cleuber Rodrigo, de Marchi Miguel Ângelo, Pomini Karina Torres,
Published: 19 January 2022
Archives of Anatomy and Physiology, Volume 7, pp 001-004; https://doi.org/10.17352/aap.000018

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Anatomy, in its broadest concept, is the science that studies the development and constitution of living beings. The study of human anatomy becomes mandatory for all courses in the Health Area since its understanding is fundamental for understanding the physiology and pathological processes that affect the human being. Some strategies such as Youtube videos, digital tables such as Anatomage, synthetic pieces and body painting were created to facilitate and socialize access to such information. The main objective of this short communication was to integrate the knowledge obtained through the survey of the History of Anatomy with the current trends of new teaching methodologies, which can help in learning but cannot replace the use of natural parts such as corpses.
Stanchev Stancho, Stancho Stanchev, Alexandar Iliev, Georgi Kotov, Lina Malinova, Boycho Landzhov
Published: 24 January 2018
Archives of Anatomy and Physiology, Volume 3, pp 001-004; https://doi.org/10.17352/aap.000010

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