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comb

1. a vascular, red cutaneous structure attached in a sagittal plane to the dorsum of the skull of domestic fowl. It consists of a base attached to the skull, a central mass called the body, a backward projecting blade and upward projecting points.
2. part of mechanical sheep shears.
3. see ctenidium.

buttercup comb
has no blade and is divided sagittally. It is cup-shaped with points arranged around the cup.
cushion comb
a low, small, oval, smooth body with no points.
nasal comb
the red, vascular structure across the base of the beak in the turkey. Called also snood, frontal process.
pea comb
has three blades with a row of points arising from each.
rose comb
a low elongated comb from which many small points arise. There is a backward projecting spike in lieu of a blade.
Silkie comb
similar to the V-comb but without points.
single comb
has all of the components without variation; the standard comb.
strawberry comb
a small, oval, flattened comb with a wrinkled surface.
V-comb
two large, conical points diverge from a sizeable body. Usually accompanies a crest of feathers.
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