beak


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Synonyms for beak

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the horny projection forming a bird's jaws

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the structure on the human face that contains the nostrils and organs of smell and forms the beginning of the respiratory tract

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beaklike mouth of animals other than birds (e

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horny projecting mouth of a bird

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a beaklike, tapering tip on certain plant structures

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hit lightly with a picking motion

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However, there was no difference in the total number of pecks made by beak trimmed and control birds at any stage in the pecking tests at a red cube and food.
This robin was caught by the beak when he tried to pinch cheese from a garden
We used tools that worked the same way as different bird beaks do: tweezers, straws, chopsticks, and forks.
Caption: This toucan got a replacement beak after an attack left her badly injured.
The flexible scope was placed through the lumen of the plastic beak and then the cystoscope was pushed as far as possible into the bladder (Fig.
The beak abnormalities had been observed for at least 2 years and included a progressive thickening of the left side of the rhinotheca and elongation of both the rhinotheca and gnathotheca.
In addition to fitting Grecias residual anatomy, the beak needed to be strong, biocompatible and have a smooth surface finish that would not promote contamination or encourage bacteria growth.
While the researchers don't know precisely how the gene influences beak size, the work may help scientists better understand the genetic underpinnings of evolution, she says.
Triumphing over an extended mile, Top Beak ground out a head victory over Mountain Bell and while the verdict was hardly impressive, the fact the second, third, fourth and fifth have all won since certainly gives the form a pleasing lustre.
Clarke (1965) first identified the incremental structure in the beak of Moroteuthis ingens and demonstrated its potential for estimating age.
Tieta's 3D-printed beak is made of plastic and coated in a special waterproof resin.
Question: I recently bought my children a budgerigar and I have heard that soft beak is a common problem amongst birds, can you tell me a little bit more about it and how I can avoid this happening?
POLICE are hunting sick yobs who attacked a goose and ripped off its beak.
The focus of the study by Dr Stephan Lautenschlager and Dr Emily Rayfield of the University of Bristol with Dr Perle Altangerel (National University of Ulnbtar) and Professor Lawrence Witmer (Ohio University) was the skull of Erlikosaurus andrewsi, a 3-4m (10-13ft) large herbivorous dinosaur called a therizinosaur, which lived more than 90 million years ago during the Cretaceous Period in what is now Mongolia, and which shows evidence that part of its snout was covered by a keratinous beak.
Cut a diamond shape out of cardboard for the beak and colour it with crayons or markers.