abomasum

noun ab·oma·sum \ ˌa-bō-ˈmā-səm \

Definition of abomasum

plural abomasa play \-sə\
: the fourth compartment of the ruminant stomach that follows the omasum and has a true digestive function — compare rumen, reticulum

abomasal

play \-səl\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of abomasum

borrowed from New Latin abomāsum, from ab- ab- + omāsum omasum


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abomasum

noun ab·oma·sum \ ˌab-ō-ˈmā-səm \

medical Definition of abomasum

plural abomasa play \-sə\
: the fourth compartment of the ruminant stomach that follows the omasum and has a true digestive function — compare rumen, reticulum

abomasal

play \-səl\ adjective

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