rhinotheca


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rhinotheca

(ˌraɪnəʊˈθiːkə)
n, pl -cae (-siː)
(Zoology) the covering of the upper part of the beak in birds
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Squamous cell carcinoma of the rhinotheca was diagnosed in a 34-year-old timneh African grey parrot (Psittacus timneh) with a 2year history of beak abnormalities.
The beak abnormalities had been observed for at least 2 years and included a progressive thickening of the left side of the rhinotheca and elongation of both the rhinotheca and gnathotheca.
During the clinical examination, besides anorexia, the animal showed overgrowth of the rhinotheca.
2 cm laterally to the left in relation to the rhinotheca, and the left hemimandible was variably pliable.
A small amount of dried blood was present on the rostral rhinotheca and was attributed to the parrotlet biting at the mass.
This sinus lies beneath the skin rostroventral to the eye on the rhinotheca.
Dental acrylic implants were fixed to the rhinotheca to correct rotational alignment.
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.