Family Hirundinidae

Known as: Hirundinidae, Swallows 
The family Hirundinidae, comprised of small BIRDS that hunt flying INSECTS while in sustained flight.
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Arrival times for migratory animals can be viewed as the result of an optimization process of costs and benefits of early arrival… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND The tongue plays a key role in bolus propulsion through the oropharyngeal chamber. In this study, possible age effects… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
As the U.S. population ages, there is increasing need for data on the effects of aging in healthy elderly individuals over age 80… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
Lesional and electrophysiological data implicate a role for the cerebral cortex in the initiation and modulation of human… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
Increasing evidence suggests that climate change has affected the breeding and distribution of wildlife. If such changes are due… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
We developed and evaluated objective manometric criteria that define transient lower esophageal sphincter (LES) relaxation. In 23… (More)
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1992
Highly Cited
1992
MANY secondary sexual characters are supposed to have evolved as a response to female choice of the most extravagantly ornamented… (More)
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1989
Highly Cited
1989
Studies were done on 8 normal subjects with synchronized videofluoroscopy and manometry to facilitate a biomechanical analysis of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Swallows of 4 bolus volumes (1, 5, 10, 20 ml) were examined in three groups of subjects: 6 subjects 20–29 years of age, 12… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
UNLABELLED Although esophageal manometry is widely used in clinical practice, the normal range of esophageal contraction… (More)
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