order Galliformes

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Noun1.order Galliformes - pheasants; turkeys; grouse; partridges; quails; chickens; brush turkeys; curassows; hoatzins
animal order - the order of animals
Aves, class Aves - (ornithology) the class of birds
gallinacean, gallinaceous bird - heavy-bodied largely ground-feeding domestic or game birds
family Meleagrididae, Meleagrididae - turkeys and some extinct forms
Cracidae, family Cracidae - curassows; guans; chachalacas
family Phasianidae, Phasianidae - pheasants; quails; partridges
family Opisthocomidae, Opisthocomidae - comprising the hoatzins
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Monal pheasant (Himalayan Monal, Lophophorus impejanus; Family Phasianidae, Order Galliformes), distributed throughout the Himalayan mountain system, considered as the most significant bio-geographical zones, is well recognized for its ecological, cultural, and esthetic values (Kaul and Shakya, 2001; Seth, 2019).
Histomoniasis is a disease almost exclusively of birds in the order Galliformes, but Histomonas has been reported from the intestinal tracts of burrowing owls in Brazil and a common buzzard (Buteo buteo) in Turkey (Davidson, 2008; Ozmen et al., 2009; Andery et al., 2013).
(18) Six of these cases were lymphoma, and most were birds from the order Galliformes (peacock [Pavo species], chicken, and tragopan [Tragopan species]).
It is a gamebird of the order Galliformes (gallinaceous birds) and the family Phasianidae.
The red junglefowl (order Galliformes) is referred as the ancestor bird of local poultry (Darwin, 1875).