Light and scanning electron microscopic study of lingual papillae in the wolf (Canis lupus)


HALIGÜR A. , ÖZKADİF S. , ALAN A.

MICROSCOPY RESEARCH AND TECHNIQUE, cilt.82, ss.501-506, 2019 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 82 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 2019
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1002/jemt.23193
  • Dergi Adı: MICROSCOPY RESEARCH AND TECHNIQUE
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.501-506

Özet

In this study, it was aimed to perform light microscopy and scanning electron microscopy (SEM) investigation of the tongue and papilla belonging to two wolves. Light microscopy and SEM images of tongues were taken. It was observed that papillae filiformes concentrated in apex of these investigated tongues. In addition to, these papillae were observed in the whole tongues. It was also determined that papillae fungiformes were distributed rarely in between papillae filiformes. Papillae foliatae were placed in the lateral side of tongues. There were two papillae vallatae in the median part of tongues. Papillae vallatae was determined in radix linguae. It was observed that papillae vallatae formed circular extensions in many different dimensions and a hole was present in a circular structure in the center. Papillae conicae were seen on dorsal surface of radix linguae. Papillae foliatae were seen four laminal structure and placed on the each lateral side of tongues. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first study that presents of light microscopy and SEM findings related with the tongues of wolves.