Goose Hyoid

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“Fig 72 - Hyoid bones of a goose, nat. size; Dr. R.W. Shufeldt, U.S.A. a, cartilaginous end-piece of b, the great glosso-hyal, which has absorbed or replaced cerato-hyals or “lesser cornua"; c, basihyal, movably articulated with b, and combined completely with d, basibranchial, commonly called “urohyal;” e, ceratobranchial: f, epibranchial; e and f are together known as “ thyrohayals,” or “greater cornua.” Elliot Coues, 1884


Bird Anatomy


Elliot Coues Key to North American Birds (Boston, MA: Estes and Lauriat, 1884)


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