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Table 5 Follicle cell degeneration, vascular congestion, hemorrhage, inflammation, and total damage scores between study groups

From: Assessment of nano-iron particles impact on the reproductive health of female Wistar rats

Parameter Control Low High
Luminal diameter (µm) 15.7 ± 1.5 29.3 ± 1.6a 32.0 ± 1.4a
Myometrium thickness (µm) 39.2 ± 2.1 37.8 ± 2.2 33.9 ± 3.8
Endometrium thickness (µm) 59.8 ± 2.0 51.2 ± 2.1a 31.5 ± 1.4ab
Diameter of endometrial glands (µm) 17.6 ± 0.76 16.0 ± 0.88 14.3 ± 0.90a
Height of epithelial cells of lumen (µm) 8.2 ± 0.21 10.3 ± 0.50a 10.6 ± 0.41a
  1. The data are expressed as mean ± standard error of the mean
  2. aP < 0.05 as compared with control
  3. bP < 0.05 between treated groups