Advances in Biology / 2015 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Seasonal Changes in Ovarian Follicle Growth in Iran Viper (Vipera albicornuta)

Table 4

Mean values of ovaries dimensions of Tarom Zanjani viper in four seasons (M ± SD).

Ovary parametersSeason
SpringSummerAutumnWinter

Right ovary
 Length (mm)54.61 ± 13.0153.44 ± 8.6545.39 ± 8.6442.71 ± 14.68
 Width (mm)6.80 ± 2.224.11 ± 0.485.66 ± 1.885.73 ± 1.03
 Diameter (mm)3.00 ± 0.941.48 ± 0.243.22 ± 1.092.81 ± 0.61
 Volume (mm3)1376.26 ± 508.91478.54 ± 139.96894.78 ± 158.09771.53 ± 107.4
 Weight (g)1.01 ± 0.610.41 ± 0.080.70 ± 0.190.6 ± 0.20
Left ovary
 Length (mm)41.81 ± 1131.80 ± 4.4932.70 ± 6.5633.56 ± 0.23
 Width (mm)7.66 ± 2.565.19 ± 1.146.27 ± 1.625.04 ± 1.46
 Diameter (mm)3.45 ± 1.711.66 ± 0.522.82 ± 0.532.69 ± 0.03
 Volume (mm3)1588.5 ± 446.76471.90 ± 208.90709.15 ± 115.19471.61 ± 49.98
 Weight (g)0.95 ± 0.730.34 ± 0.100.54 ± 0.150.40 ± 0.16