Vol. 6, Special Issue 4 (2018)
Morphological and Morphometrical studies on the phalanges and sesamoid bones of blue bull (Boselephus tragocamelus)
Author(s): Sanjay Kumar Bharti and Ishwer Singh
Abstract: The present study was conducted on the phalanges and sesamoid bones of Blue bull (Boselephus tragocamelus). Two fully developed digits (III) and IV) were observed in each limb. Each digit comprised of three phalanges. The first or proximal phalanx was laterally compressed. The second phalanx was nearly half the length of the first phalanx. The third phalanx was irregularly prismatic bone; a prominent extensor process was present on the dorsal border. In the present study, four proximal sesamoid bones, two for each digit were present. These bones were placed palmar to the metatarsophalangeal and metatarso-phalangeal joint (fetlock joint). Two distal sesamoid bones were present one for each digit, placed palmarly in between the second and third phalanx (coffin joint)
Pages: 81-85 | 723 Views 37 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Sanjay Kumar Bharti and Ishwer Singh. Morphological and Morphometrical studies on the phalanges and sesamoid bones of blue bull (Boselephus tragocamelus). International Journal of Chemical Studies. 2018; 6(4): 81-85.