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