Rhinotheca - definition of rhinotheca by The Free Dictionary
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(Zoology) the covering of the upper part of the beak in birds
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Abstract: A blue-fronted Amazon parrot (Amazona aestiva) was presented with a granuloma involving the proximal rhinotheca
and extending into the rostral sinuses.
The bird had bilateral lenticular sclerosis, and the left side of the rhinotheca
was mildly overgrown.
A 5-month-old female wild mallard duck (Anas platyrhynchos) was brought to the Wisconsin Humane Society's Wildlife Rehabilitation Center in June with a beak injury that resulted from a fish hook deeply embedded in the nares and rhinotheca
Case 9: A 27-year-old male blue and gold macaw was presented with a soft swelling on the right side of the rhinotheca