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Gizzard, Avian MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Gizzard, Avian
Tree Number(s)
A13.853.355
Unique ID
D005895
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005895
Annotation
diseases: coordinate IM with STOMACH DISEASES /‌vet (IM); neoplasms: coordinate IM with STOMACH NEOPLASMS /‌vet (IM) + histological type of neoplasm /‌vet (IM)
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Gizzard
Ventriculus
Previous Indexing
Birds (1966-1967)
Poultry (1966-1967)
Stomach (1966-1967)
See Also
Gizzard, Non-avian
Public MeSH Note
2017; see GIZZARD 1968-2016
History Note
2017(1968)
Date Established
1968/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2017/01/17
Gizzard, Avian Preferred
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