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omasum

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noun oma·sum \ō-ˈmā-səm\

Definition of omasum

plural omasa play \-sə\

  1. :  the third chamber of the ruminant stomach that is situated between the reticulum and the abomasum — compare rumen



Origin of omasum

New Latin, from Latin, tripe of a bullock


First Known Use: 1556


Medical Dictionary

omasum

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noun oma·sum \ō-ˈmā-səm\

Medical Definition of omasum

plural omasa \-sə\play

  1. :  the third chamber of the ruminant stomach that is situated between the reticulum and the abomasum—called also manyplies, psalterium; compare rumen




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "omasum" Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "omasum"


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