Abomasum Definition

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[n] the fourth compartment of the stomach of a ruminant; the one where digestion takes place


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fourth stomach

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\Ab`o*ma"sum\, Abomasus \Ab`o*ma"sus\, n. [NL., fr. L. ab + omasum (a Celtic word).] (Anat.) The fourth or digestive stomach of a ruminant, which leads from the third stomach omasum. See {Ruminantia}.

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