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Table 1 Effects of Thymus vulgaris extract on body weight, testicular and epididymal weights of rats

From: Effect of Thymus vulgaris leaf extract on cadmium-induced testicular toxicity in rats

Parameters A (Control) B (CdCl2) C (TVE only) D (CdCl2 + TVE)
Body weight (g) 193.50 ± 6.68a 185.60 ± 9.97a 191.50 ± 8.88a 189.50 ± 5.41a
Testicular weight (g) 2.83 ± 0.12a 1.57 ± 0.47b 3.83 ± 0.39a 1.77 ± 0.09b
Testicular/BW ratio (%) 1.45 ± 0.01a 0.83 ± 0.03b 1.98 ± 0.08a 0.92 ± 0.08b
Epididymal weight (g) 0.87 ± 0.19a 0.53 ± 0.03b 1.63 ± 0.38a 0.65 ± 0.13b
Epididymal/BW ratio (%) 0.42 ± 0.15a 0.25 ± 0.05b 0.83 ± 0.14a 0.32 ± 0.03b
  1. Values are Mean ± S.E.M, n = 8; BW, body weight; g, gram; CdCl2, Cadmium chloride; TVE, Thymus vulgaris extract. Mean values bearing different superscripts in the same row differ significantly at p ≤ 0.05