Furcula

 
National Institutes of Health

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2013
2013
Features that were once considered exclusive to modern birds, such as feathers and a furcula, are now known to have first… (More)
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2013
2013
Past studies have shown that birds use their wings not only for flight, but also when ascending steep inclines. Uphill flap… (More)
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2009
Review
2009
The furcula is a structure formed by the midline fusion of the clavicles. This is the element which is unique to theropods and is… (More)
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2008
2008
BACKGROUND Living birds possess a unique heterogeneous pulmonary system composed of a rigid, dorsally-anchored lung and several… (More)
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2006
2006
SYNOPSIS. This essay is in two parts. The first describes functional studies of the shoulder in modern vertebrates that led to… (More)
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2006
2006
Recent discoveries of feathered dinosaurs from Early Cretaceous deposits in Liaoning, China, have not only lent strongest support… (More)
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2002
2002
This study examined furcula (wishbone) shape relative to flight requirements. The furculae from 53 museum specimens in eight… (More)
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2001
2001
The last several years have seen the discovery of many new theropod dinosaur taxa. Data obtained from these and from fragmentary… (More)
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1998
1998
Since pied flycatchers, Ficedula hypoleuca, breed at higher densities in deciduous forests than in coniferous forests… (More)
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1988
1988
High-speed x-ray movies of European starlings flying in a wind tunnel provide detailed documentation of avian skeletal movements… (More)
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