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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The removal of foreign bodies (FBs) causing obstruction in the ingluvies, proventriculus, and ventriculus can be attempted by several methods, such as the administration of cathartic and laxative drugs, flushing, retrograde flushing, manual or endoscopic retrieval, and in the case of a metallic FBs, magnetic extraction and ventricular lavage while the bird is positioned in the Trendelenburg position.
Lori Anne's impressive run was not to last however, as she was asked to spell "ingluvies", meaning "the crop of birds or insects".
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).