Avian Topography/Skeletal

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  1. The beak/bill
    rostrum
  2. ornamental appendage on turkeys
    snood
  3. Avian ear
    external acoustic meatus
  4. ventral throat region
    gular region
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    • 1. Propatagium
    • 2. Postpatagium
    • 3. Metapatagium
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    • 1. inferior umbilicus
    • 2. Calamus
    • 3. Plumaceous
    • 4. Rachis
    • 5. barbs
    • 6. Pennaceous
    • 7. Inner web
  7. This is a vaned feather
    Contour
  8. A feather with a downy vane
    Semiplumes
  9. Hair-like feather with barbs at the tip
    filoplumes
  10. This feather has barbs at the base
    Bristle
  11. Feather tracts
    Pterylae
  12. bare areas with no feathers
    Apteria
  13. keratin sheath covering the bony beak
    rhamphotheca
  14. dorsal half of beak
    rhinotheca
  15. ventral half of beak
    gnathotheca
  16. sensitive area at base of beak
    cere
  17. keratin flap in the dorsal part of the naris in chickens & turkeys
    Operculum
  18. shape of a duck bill
    depressed
  19. bill is in line with the axis of the head
    straight
  20. shape of a hummingbird beak
    Terete
  21. flamingo beak shape
    bent
  22. Chickens feet are called
    Anisodactyl
  23. A Didactyl bird has which toes
    III & IV
  24. A Tridactyl bird has which toes?
    II, III, IV
  25. A parrot's foot is called
    Zygodactyl
  26. Two types of webbed feet
    • Palmate
    • Totipalmate
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    1-4?
    • 1. Nasal-frontal hinge
    • 2. Premaxilla
    • 3. Maxilla
    • 4. Jugal bone/jugal arch
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    5-8?
    • 5. Palatine
    • 6. Pterygoid
    • 7. Quadrate
    • 8. Temporal
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    9-13?
    • 9. Mandible
    • 10. External acoustic meatus
    • 11. Occipital bone
    • 12. Orbit
    • 13. Interorbital septum
  30. fused rib
    pleurapophysis
  31. 4 fused Thoracic vertebrae
    Notarium
  32. Fused last 1-2 thoracic, lumbar, sacral & first 1-2 vertebrae
    synsacrum
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    • 11. Furcula
    • 12. coracoid
    • 13. scapula
    • 14 humerus
  34. Digit I on the wing is also called
    alular digit
  35. Numbering of digits on the wing from proximal to distal
    • I
    • III
    • II (tip)
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    • 1. Entoglossal
    • 2. basihyal
    • 3. Ceratobranchial
    • 4. epibranchial
    • 5. urohyal
  37. The trabeculae of pneumatic bones is called
    struts

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Avian Topography/Skeletal
Updated:
2016-05-01 10:45:00
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avian anatomy terms
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