Figure 6.

Normal computed tomographic anatomy of the head of the common tegu.A. Photograph of the head of a tegu; lines (1–3) indicate the approximate levels of matched cross-sections and CT images. B- J: Matched images of cross-sectional gross anatomy ( B- E- H), CT image displayed in bone window (WW: +2000; WL: +500)( C- F- I) and CT image displayed in soft tissue window (WW: +400; WL: +40) ( D- G- J) corresponding to: line 1 ( B- C- D), line 2 ( E- F- G) and line 3 ( H- I- J) as depicted in Figure 6A. R is right and Ve is ventral. B-C-D: 1. Nasal bone; 2. Nasal glands 3. Prefrontal bone; 4. Nasal conchae; 5. Septomaxilla; 6. Maxillary bone; 7. Dentary bone; 8. Meckelian canal 9. Infralabial glands; 10. Tongue; 11. Trachea. E- F- G: 1. Frontal bone; 2. Scleral ossicles; 3. Palatine bone; 4. Palatine gland; 5. Maxillary bone; 6. Dentary bone; 7. Meckelian canal; 8. Eye; 9. Lens; 10. Sinus orbitalis; 11. Harderian gland; 12. Tongue; 13. Musculus intermandibularis + Musculus geniohyoideus + Musculus genioglossus + Musculus hyoglossus; 14. Infralabial glands. H- I- J: 1. Parietal bone; 2. Squamosal bone; 3. Sphenoid bone; 4. Pterygoid bone; 5. Angular bone + Surangular bone; 6. Adductor fossa; 7. Brain; 8. Musculus longus colli; 9. Musculus adductor mandibulae externus profundus; 10. Musculus abductor mandibularis externus medialis; 11. Musculus intermandibularis posterior; 12. Musculus pterygoideus typicus + Musculus pterygoideus atypicus; 13. Musculus intermandibularis + Musculus geniohyoideus + Musculus pterygoideus typicus + Musculus hyoglossus; 14. Trachea.

Banzato et al. BMC Veterinary Research 2012 8:53   doi:10.1186/1746-6148-8-53
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