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Plural of encephalon.
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The clinical sings acquired after the inoculation and the encephala were evaluated in relation to encephalic mass/body mass, volume and sulci and gyri shapes.
The encephala from the mice were sectioned with 5 mm wide and fixed in 70% alcohol per 24 h and then transferred to a 10% tamponade formol solution.
After fixation the encephala were removed from the cranial box and the dissection of the branches of the intracranial internal carotids arteries, basilar, occurred, and mapping of the ramifications for the encephalon.