Perinatal pharmacology in ruminant models

  • Y. Ruckebusch


The primary physiological concern of the newborn is simply to survive35. This is achieved only by the onset of a vast air–blood interface for gas exchange, the separation of pulmonary and systemic circulations, the maintenance of body heat which supplies the energetic cost for moving, and the development of immune responsiveness.


Amniotic Fluid Fetal Growth Ductus Venosus Fetal Lamb Uterine Blood Flow 
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