omasum


oma·sum

noun \ō-ˈmā-səm\
plural oma·sa \-sə\

Definition of OMASUM

:  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

oma·sum

noun \ō-ˈmā-səm\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural oma·sa \-sə\

Medical Definition of OMASUM

: 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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