ingluvies


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ingluvies

(ɪnˈɡluːvɪˌiːz)
n
(Zoology) zoology a dilation or pouch in the oesophagus of certain animals that receives food prior to the main stomach, esp a bird's craw, or the first stomach of a cow or other ruminating animal
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and tissue samples were taken from the ingluvies, proventriculus, ventriculus, small intestine, pancreas, liver, kidneys, and pectoral muscle injection sites of each pigeon.
On PCR testing of the ingluvies and surrounding tissues, results were positive for Aspergillus species.
To determine the tolerance doses of cutaneous and mucosal tissues of normal birds in order to provide more effective radiation treatment for tumors that have been shown to be radiation responsive in other species, ingluvial mucosa and the skin over the ingluvies of 9 ring-necked parakeets (Psittacula krameri) were irradiated in 4-Gy fractions to a total dose of either 48, 60, or 72 Gy using an isocentric cobalt-60 teletherapy unit.