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Oral biology and beak disorders of birds

Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal Practice

September issue: Oral, Dental and Beak Disorders, edited by David A Crossley
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DOI: 10.1016/S1094-9194(03)00030-6

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Abstract

The beak, or bill, of the bird is a complicated structure. The avian skull is described as having some reptilian features; this includes a quadrate bone that articulates with the articular bone of the lower jaw.

Additional Publication Details

Publication type:
Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
Oral biology and beak disorders of birds
Series title:
Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal Practice
DOI:
10.1016/S1094-9194(03)00030-6
Volume
6
Issue:
3
Year Published:
2003
Language:
English
Contributing office(s):
Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
Description:
505-521
Larger Work Type:
Article
Larger Work Subtype:
Journal Article
Larger Work Title:
Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal Practice
First page:
505
Last page:
521
Number of Pages:
17