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Table 1 Average length and breadth of the erythrocytes (LB), nuclei (L′B′), surface area of erythrocyte (S) and nuclei (S′) in male (n = 27) and female (n = 32) Naja naja snakes (p < 0.05)

From: Hematology and plasma biochemistry of wild-caught Indian cobra Naja naja (Linnaeus, 1758)

Parameter Male (n = 27) Female (n = 32)
Range Mean ± SD Range Mean ± SD
L (μm) 17.94-18.23 18.085 ± 0.20 16.26-18.08 17.63 ± 0.67
B (μm) 10.18-11.72 10.87 ± 0.82 10.95-11.4 11.17 ± 0.31
S (μm2) 132.24-172.81 146.46 ± 9.58 137.89-143.58 140.73 ± 4.02
L′ (μm) 8.28-8.76 8.52 ± 0.339 6.72-8.54 7.86 ± 0.89
B′ (μm) 5.52-5.84 5.68 ± 0.22 4.14-4.67 4.40 ± 0.37
S′ (μm2) 35.89-38.26 37.07 ± 1.67 22.65-27.23 25.78 ± 0.47