monogastric

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

Definition of monogastric

  1. :  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

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

Medical Definition of monogastric

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

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