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Beak

"Beak" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

In some animals, the jaws together with their horny covering. The beak usually refers to the bill of birds in which the whole varies greatly in form according of the food and habits of the bird. While the beak refers most commonly to birds, the anatomical counterpart is found also in the turtle, squid, and octopus. (From Webster, 3d ed & Storer, et al., General Zoology, 6th ed, p491, 755)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Beak" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Beak" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 8 publications over 7 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2004
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