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Avian gastrointestinal motor function

Handbook of Physiology, The Gastrointestinal System, Motility and Circulation

  1. Gary E. Duke

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp060135

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Duke, G. E. 2011. Avian gastrointestinal motor function. Comprehensive Physiology. 1283–1300.

Author Information

  1. Department of Veterinary Biology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Gross Anatomy
    • 1.1
      Mouth and Pharynx
    • 1.2
      Esophagus and Crop
    • 1.3
      Glandular Stomach
    • 1.4
      Muscular Stomach
    • 1.5
      Small Intestine
    • 1.6
      Ceca, Rectum, and Cloaca
    • 1.7
      Liver and Pancreas
  • 2
    Methods of Study of Motility in Birds
  • 3
    Prehension and Swallowing
  • 4
    Motility of Esophagus and Crop
  • 5
    Motility of Stomach and Duodenum
    • 5.1
      Motility Patterns: Fowl
    • 5.2
      Regulation of Motility: Fowl
    • 5.3
      Motility Patterns: Raptors
    • 5.4
      Regulation of Motility: Raptors
  • 6
    Motility of Ileum, Ceca, and Rectum
    • 6.1
      Ileum
    • 6.2
      Ceca
    • 6.3
      Rectum
  • 7
    Passage Rate