teat

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teat

a. the nipple of a mammary gland
b. (in cows, etc.) any of the projections from the udder through which milk is discharged
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Surgical correction of the obstructed teat lesion (theloresectoscopy) was performed by axial theloscopy wherein the scope and blow pipe was inserted into teat cistern via the teat canal.
Teat Cistern. The canalization of primary sprout proceeded downward and initiated the formation of teat cistern in 15 cm CVRL (96 days) of buffalo foetus.
In most of the teat, beneath teat duct epithelium severe cellular inflammation, presence of lymphoid nodules and nodular proliferation of the mucosa was present at teat cistern. Different researchers hypothesized that the epithelium of the teat cistern mucosa is more vulnerable to injuries and bacterial toxins (Ngatia et al., 1991; Fragkou et al., 2007).
There are various techniques used in large animal practice include, ring block, inverted-V block, teat cistern infusion, intravenous regional anesthesia of teat and perineal nerve block.