Avian endocrine/respiratory/repro

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  1. Where does gas exchange occur in the lungs?
    air capillaries
  2. What kind of gas exchange occurs?
    counter current gas exchange
  3. the lungs function in respiration/ventilation?
    respiration
  4. The air sacs function in
    ventilation
  5. Name the 8 air sacs from cranial to caudal
    • cervical
    • clavicular
    • cranial thoracic (X2)
    • caudal thoracic (X2)
    • abdominal (X2)
  6. What produces sound?
    syrinx
  7. Where is the syrinx located?
    cranial to the junction of the trachea and primary bronchi
  8. What other function does the syrinx have besides producing sound?
    aerodynamic balance
  9. Contains the glottis & larynx
    laryngeal mound
  10. Goes to from mouth to auditory tubes
    infundibular cleft
  11. Why are sinus infections difficult to control?
    The infraorbital sinus has many diverticula
  12. keratin flap in dorsal part of naris
    operculum
  13. the process which results in increased bone deposition in non-pneumatic bones about 10 days prior to laying
    Osteomyelosclerosis
  14. This lobe of the pancreas contains most of the islets
    splenic lobe
  15. This gland produces calcitonin
    ultimobranchial gland
  16. Fertilization occurs where?
    infundibulum
  17. albumen is produced in the
    magnum
  18. the egg is in the magnum for how long
    3 hours
  19. Shell membranes are formed in the
    isthmus
  20. Plumping of the albumen and shell deposition occurs here
    Uterus
  21. waxy substance deposited on the shell to prevent dessication and penetration by bacteria
    cuticle/bloom
  22. A developed chick is called
    Precocial
  23. These chicks have less yolk and hatch at an earlier stage of development
    Altricial
  24. These store spermatozoa for 10-14 days
    vaginal glands
  25. quiescent phallus
    Detumescent
  26. lymph filled phallus
    tumescent
  27. word describing if the phallus enters the female or not
    Intromittent (non-intromittent)
  28. the phallus is formed by the walls of the
    proctodeum
  29. the parts of the phallus
    • lateral phallic bodies
    • ejaculatory groove
    • median phallic body
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Avian endocrine/respiratory/repro
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avian anatomy
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