A Study Of The Developing Enteric Nervous System During The Human Fetal Colon

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MD THESIS PROTOCOL
A MORPHOLOGICAL STUDY OF THE DEVELOPING ENTERIC NERVOUS SYSTEM IN THE HUMAN FETAL COLON

THESIS PROTOCOL SUBMITTED FOR THE
DEGREE OF M.D. (ANATOMY)

DR. DIVYA BARUHEE
Junior Resident
Department of Anatomy
AIIMS, New Delhi MD THESIS PROTOCOL
A MORPHOLOGICAL STUDY OF THE DEVELOPING ENTERIC NERVOUS SYSTEM IN THE HUMAN FETAL COLON

Chief Guide

DR. A. SHARIFF
Professor
Department of Anatomy
AIIMS, New Delhi

Co- Guides

DR. SEEMA SINGH
Assistant Professor
AIIMS, New Delhi

DR TC NAG
Professor
AIIMS, New Delhi

DR NEERJA BHATLA
Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecologys
AIIMS, New Delhi

INTRODUCTION
The Enteric nervous system is an intrinsic nervous system of the gastrointestinal tract , a division of the autonomic nervous system whose components lie within the walls of the digestive organs , and which is capable of functioning autonoumously[Wood et al. 2002].
It consists of about 200 to 600 million neurons which is almost equal to that in the spinal cord and more numerous than in any other peripheral organ[Furness et al .2007 ].
Enteric nervous system , the innervation of the digestive tract which is a component of the gut neuromusculature which has many aspects…

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