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Table 2 Relative organ weight of rats after 6 months of treatment with the aqueous extract of C. molle

From: Chronic oral safety study of the aqueous extract of Combretum molle twigs on biochemical, haematological and antioxidant parameters of Wistar rats

Relative weight (g/100 g b.wt.)
OrgansControl62.5 mg/kg125 mg/kg250 mg/kg
Liver3.446 ± 0.0993.003 ± 0.0923.099 ± 0.1523.302 ± 0.147
Kidneys0.760 ± 0.0150.731 ± 0.0210.687 ± 0.0330.706 ± 0.025
Lungs0.905 ± 0.0220.834 ± 0.0260.922 ± 0.0220.828 ± 0.021
Heart0.346 ± 0.0160.317 ± 0.0110.352 ± 0.0150.334 ± 0.012
Spleen0.218 ± 0.0120.267 ± 0.0200.208 ± 0.0140.204 ± 0.010
Pancreas0.309 ± 0.0150.298 ± 0.0150.273 ± 0.0110.315 ± 0.011
Stomach1.236 ± 0.0261.206 ± 0.0201.171 ± 0.0411.193 ± 0.024
Adrenal glands0.036 ± 0.0010.034 ± 0.0010.032 ± 0.0010.035 ± 0.001
Testes1.403 ± 0.0241.366 ± 0.0181.315 ± 0.0401.338 ± 0.030
Ovaries0.079 ± 0.0030.085 ± 0.0010.083 ± 0.0040.086 ± 0.002
  1. Values are expressed as mean ± SD, n = 10. (One-way ANOVA followed by Turkey’s post-hoc test)