preen gland

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preen gland

see uropygial gland.
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Disappearance of short chain acids from the preen gland wax of male mallard ducks during eclipse.
The composition of the preen gland waxes of some marine birds: A word of caution for chemotaxonomists.
Preen gland function in layer fowls: factors affecting morphology and feather lipid levels.