order Psittaciformes

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Noun1.order Psittaciformes - an order of birds including parrots and amazons and cockatoos and lorikeets and lories and macaws and parakeets
animal order - the order of animals
Aves, class Aves - (ornithology) the class of birds
parrot - usually brightly colored zygodactyl tropical birds with short hooked beaks and the ability to mimic sounds
family Psittacidae, Psittacidae - coextensive with the order Psittaciformes
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In general, neoplasia in the order Psittaciformes is not common, with a prevalence of only 6.
A total of 460 free-living or pet bird species in 30 orders were Chlamydophila-positive; the order Psittaciformes contains by far the most positive birds.
Many of these heavily-traded birds belong to the Order Psittaciformes, which includes all of the parrot-like birds such as amazons, macaws and cockatoos.
5) Whereas birds of the order Psittaciformes are often purported to be more predisposed to neoplasia than those in other avian orders, (6,8) Psittaciformes had only the fifth highest prevalence of neoplastic disease of the orders surveyed in one study.