Avian Medullary Bone

@article{Taylor1953AvianMB,
  title={Avian Medullary Bone},
  author={Timothy G. Taylor and John H. Moore},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1953},
  volume={172},
  pages={504-505}
}
SINCE the report by Kyes and Potter1 that the marrow cavities of the tibia and femora of female pigeons become filled with endosteal bone during the laying cycle, this phenomenon has been the subject of intensive study in the sparrow2, duck3 and domestic fowl4,5, as well as in the pigeon6,7. This highly labile medullary bone appears to serve as a readily… CONTINUE READING