Poultry Physiological Anatomy

November 6, 2018

Physiological Anatomy Blog: Pectoral thoracic muscle

The pectoralis muscle (pectoralis) is part of the thorax muscles of birds and is the largest muscle of the body. It is divided into three parts: […]
October 15, 2018

Birds: Oral cavity – roof of the mouth

The roof of the mouth is made of an incomplete hard palate. Nose’s internal part is located between the palatal bones and the vomer, caudal to […]
September 12, 2018

Bursa of Fabricius

The bursa of Fabricius is a primary lymphoid organ of birds. Its main function is hematopoiesis and development of B lymphocytes. It is located dorsal to […]
August 17, 2018

CROP-anatomical structure of the digestive system

The crop is a saccular diverticulum that is part of the esophagus, dividing it into its cervical and thoracic segments. At the entrance of the thorax […]
July 28, 2018

Glandular stomach

The glandular stomach or proventriculus is an organ of the digestive system of birds that presents a spindle-shaped form craniocaudally, somewhat ventral and to the left. Caudally unites with the […]
April 23, 2018

Meckel’s diverticulum

The Meckel’s diverticulum is located on the jejunum and marks the beginning of the ileum. Its absorption starts during the embryonic stage and ends after birth, […]