rhamphotheca


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rhamphotheca

beak, as in birds; made of hard keratinized epidermis.
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Five months before presentation, the owners noticed a mass on the rhamphotheca of the lower beak.
The horny lamellae, localized at the edges of the rhamphotheca and used in apprehension of food (28) were not affected by the positioning of the pins.
Physical examination demonstrated 3 dead wasps of the order Hymenoptera and numerous stingers in the integument of the forehead, nape, cranial cervical integument, chin, cheek, intermandibular integument, bulbar conjunctiva, palpebra, rhamphotheca, and cere.