synsacrum


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synsacrum

the fused lumbar and sacral vertebra and pelvic girdle of birds.
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A similar third mass (2 x 3 x 2 cm) was in the posterior aspect of the abdomen between the dark red and variably atrophic kidneys and firmly attached to the synsacrum (Fig 1A).
A 24-year-old male blue-fronted parrot presented a history of swelling in the dorsal synsacrum.
These remains have been assigned to the ankylosaur Struthiosaurus on the basis of features observed in the lower jaw, synsacrum, pelvis, and dermal armour (Pereda Suberbiola et al.
Material: SDNHM 50665, proximal left ulna; 51603, right coracoid; 51619, a partial synsacrum.
En cuanto a la identificacion anatomica, en el caso de La empozada, registramos los siguientes elementos oseos: tarsometatarso (15), tibiotarso (15), cervicales (11), coracoides (11), femur (8), synsacrum (6), humero (6), como los mas representativos.
Other muscles connect the caudal vertebrae and the rectricial bulbs to the pelvis, synsacrum, hind limb, and vent [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 2A, B OMITTED]).
A collection of regurgitated pellets of the barn owl, Tyto alba, obtained from beneath a hole in the bank of Elm Creek, Bob Gregg Ranch, Beaver County, Oklahoma, included remains of nine species of mammals and the synsacrum of a finch-sized bird.
The skin caudal to the last rib, cranial to the iliotibialis cranialis muscle, and ventral to the synsacrum was lifted with atraumatic forceps, and a 3-mm skin incision was made with Metzenbaum scissors.
Six pairs of muscles connect the rectrices, bulbs, and caudal vertebrae to the pelvis, synsacrum, femur, and vent (Baumel 1988; Gatesy and Dial 1993).
The pygostyle was absent and the synsacrum had been gnawed, although not destroyed.
The cervical vertebrae and caudal synsacrum appeared well aligned: however, the midvertebral column showed prominent scoliosis (Fig 3) and marked coxofemoral malalignment.