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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With mature hens, reproductive-associated diseases (egg binding, egg yolk coelomitis), "bumblefoot" or infectious pododermatitis, "sour crop" or infected/ impacted ingluvies secondary to another underlying disease process, and predator attack (from dogs, raccoons, foxes, and cats).
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.