Ingluvies

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Ingluvies (Anat) The crop, or craw, of birds.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n ingluvies In zoology, a crop, craw, or some other dilatation of the digestive tube situated in advance of the true stomach or digestive cavity proper. Specifically— In ornithology, the crop or craw.
    • n ingluvies In mammalogy, the paunch or rumen of a ruminant.
    • n ingluvies In entomology, an expansion of the esophagus forming a kind of preliminary stomach or crop, before the proventriculus. In many haustellate insects it is transformed into an expansible sucking-stomach, and in some groups it is wanting. The ingluvies lies in the posterior part of the thorax or partly in the abdomen. See cut under Blattidæ.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Ingluvies in-glōō′vi-ēz the crop or craw of birds
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Etymology

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Usage

In literature:

Ingluvies: the crop; q.v.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
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