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Journal of Histology
Volume 2014, Article ID 987041, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/987041
Research Article

Comparative Histomorphological and Histochemical Studies on the Oesophagus of Nile Tilapia Oreochromis niloticus and African Catfish Clarias gariepinus

1Department of Anatomy and Embryology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Beni-Suef University, Beni-Suef 62511, Egypt
2Department of Histology and Cytology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Beni-Suef University, Beni-Suef 62511, Egypt

Received 21 June 2014; Accepted 19 October 2014; Published 10 November 2014

Academic Editor: Carlo Pellicciari

Copyright © 2014 Ashraf Sayed Awaad et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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