monogastric

adjective mono·gas·tric \ ˌmä-nə-ˈgas-trik \

Definition of monogastric

: having a stomach with only a single compartment
  • swine, chicks, and human beings are monogastric

First Known Use of monogastric

1814

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monogastric

adjective mono·gas·tric \ ˌmän-ə-ˈgas-trik \

medical Definition of monogastric

: having a stomach with only a single compartment (as in humans)

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