omasum

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noun oma·sum \ō-ˈmā-səm\

Definition of omasum

plural

omasa

play \ō-ˈmā-sə\
  1. :  the third chamber of the ruminant stomach that is situated between the reticulum and the abomasum — compare rumen

Origin and Etymology of omasum

borrowed from New Latin omāsum, going back to Latin, “ox's tripe,” of obscure origin


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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