polygastric

adjective
poly·​gastric | \ ¦pälē, -lə̇+ \

Definition of polygastric

: having more than one digestive cavity a polygastric protozoan also : having the stomach divided into several chambers used of ruminants

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History and Etymology for polygastric

poly- + gastric

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“Polygastric.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/polygastric. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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