"Gizzard, Avian" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
The posterior portion of the avian stomach located between the PROVENTRICULUS and INTESTINE. It consists of a thick muscular wall and small stones (gastroliths) that function to mechanically grind SEEDS and other ingested objects.
- Gizzard, Avian
- Avian Gizzard
- Avian Gizzards
- Gizzards, Avian
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