omasum

noun oma·sum \ ō-ˈmā-səm \

Definition of omasum

plural omasa play \ō-ˈmā-sə\
: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, "oxʼs tripe," of obscure origin


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omasum

noun oma·sum \ ō-ˈmā-səm \

medical Definition of omasum

plural omasa play \-sə\
: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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