Vulval Conformation, Common Vulval Injuries and the Caslick's Procedure - barrier between uterus and vagina in the mare

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barrier between uterus and vagina in the mare


In order from the most external to the most internal reproductive It separates the vagina from the uterus and acts as a protective barrier.

The cervix of the mare has two features that differ from the cow: (1) the cervical lumen or they may extend from the external os to the cranial vaginal wall.

In a normal mare the vestibulovaginal area remains sealed even when the vulvar . The cervix represents the barrier between the uterine cavity and the vagina.