angel wing

(redirected from Slipped Wing)

an·gel wing

a deformity in which both scapulae project conspicuously.
See also: winged scapula.

an·gel wing

(ān'jĕl wing)
A deformity in which both scapulae project conspicuously.
See also: winged scapula
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Valgus rotation of the distal wing resulting in dorsolateral rotation of the primary flight feathers is known by numerous colloquial terms: angel wing, slipped wing, healed-over wing, crooked wing, sword or spear wing, rotating wing, airplane wing, straw wing, flip wing, or dropped wing.
Notes on the nutrition of young waterfowl, with special reference to slipped wing.