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gizzard

1. the thick-walled part of a bird's stomach, in which hard food is broken up by muscular action and contact with grit and small stones
2. a similar structure in many invertebrates

gizzard

[′giz·ərd]
(vertebrate zoology)
The muscular portion of the stomach of most birds where food is ground with the aid of ingested pebbles.
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Incidentally, note use of proper knife technique: The weight of the hanging gizzard is used to put a little tension on the connection between liver and bile sack, allowing the cut to be made against that tension, rather than against the steel work surface.
Moreover, when grit is administered with psyllium, the grit may be retained in suspension in the gizzard, which would counteract its abrasive effect.
Typically, gizzard stones account for just over 1 percent of an ostrich's body weight.
LOT 3: Chicken liver (6280 kg), chicken with bone (16,790 kg), chicken gizzards with hearts (4270 kg) chicken without head and feet - grill (8435 kg) chicken leg with thigh (24,490 kg ) Chicken soup mix (2185 kg);
Lot 3: chicken liver, chicken bone, chicken gizzards hearts, chicken without head and feet (grill), chicken legs shoulder, chicken eating utensil.
This was mandated after it was discovered that waterfowl digesting spent lead shot while feeding in marshes often died of lead poisoning when their gizzards ground the shot into toxic dust.
Procurement Procedure Consists in the Acquisition Of: Lot 1: Canned Pork, Canned Beef, Chicken Liver Pate, Pork Liver Pate, Lot 2: Sausages, Pork Sausages Packed Shredded Pork, Shredded Beef Packed , Smoked Bacon, Pork Frankfurters, Bologna Traditional Smoked Pork, Smoked His Chest Chicken, Pork Sausage, Ham Sausage, Drum, Lot 3: Chicken Liver, Chicken Bone, Chicken Gizzards Hearts, Chicken Without Head and Feet (Grill), Chicken Legs Shoulder, Chicken Eating Utensil.
Season the gizzards, and the two joints of the wings, and put them in the centre of the pie; and over them in a hole made in the crust, three feet nicely cleaned to show what pie it is.
At each delivery must be provided commercial identification document - HDI for meat and meat) chicken whole (carcass) - not frozen, PN-A-86520: 1998, 3900 kg Rear Quarter Chicken - not frozen, PN-A-86524: 1994 13100 kg chicken breast fillet - not frozen, PN-A-86524: 1994, 1950 kg Chicken liver - not frozen, PN-A-86523: 1995, 3800 kg of chicken gizzards - not frozen, PN-A-86523: 1995, 5850 kg of chicken hearts -
8 at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art showcase such classic patterns as ``Mariner's Compass,'' ``Lemonyne Star'' and ``Hearts and Gizzards.
Chicken Giblets- Think twice before tossing out chicken giblets (the neck, heart, gizzards, kidneys or liver).