Gizzard, Avian

"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.
MeSH information
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.

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Bar chart showing 76 publications over 24 distinct years, with a maximum of 8 publications in 2001 and 2003
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