To what do the terms "crop" and "gizzard" refer?

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The crop stores food before digestion. The gizzard is a hard muscular section, which helps digest food with small pebbles and grit. They are both a part of a bird's digestive tract.
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The gizzard is used to grind up coarse hard grain; as for the crop, it serves as a bird's "doggie bag", allowing it to store excess food for later consumption.
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They seem to be the same structure but they perform different
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These are part of the gastrointestinal tract in birds. The crop is a dilatation of the esophagus at the base of the neck in seed and fruit eating birds. It is a sort of storage sac
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The gizzard is used to grind up coarse hard grain; as for the crop, no telling.
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