omasum

omasum
oma·sum ō-'mā-səm n, pl oma·sa -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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oma·sum (o-maґsəm) [L.] the third stomach of a ruminant; its walls are lined with many folia that have rough surfaces, serving to grind up food. Called also manyplies and psalterium. omasal adj

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  • omasum — omásum s. n. Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  OMÁSUM s. n. al treilea compartiment al stomacului erbivorelor rumegătoare; foios. (< germ. Omasum, lat. omasum) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • Omasum — O*ma sum, n. [L.] (Anat.) The third division of the stomach of ruminants. See {Manyplies}, and Illust. under {Ruminant}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • omasum — [ō mā′səm] n. pl. omasa [ō mā′sə] [ModL < L, bullock s tripe < Gaul] the third division in the stomach of a cud chewing animal, as the cow: see RUMINANT …   English World dictionary

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  • omasum — /oh may seuhm/, n., pl. omasa / seuh/ the third stomach of a ruminant, between the reticulum and the abomasum; the manyplies. See diag. under ruminant. [1700 10; < NL, L omasum bullock s tripe] * * * …   Universalium

  • omasum — o•ma•sum [[t]oʊˈmeɪ səm[/t]] n. pl. sa ( sə). zool. the third stomach of a ruminant, between the reticulum and the abomasum • Etymology: 1700–10; < NL; L omāsum ox s tripe …   From formal English to slang

  • omasum —   n. (pl.    ♦ omasa) third stomach of ruminants.    ♦ omasitis, n. inflammation of omasum …   Dictionary of difficult words

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  • Omasum Search —    The omasum is the third chamber of the deer stomach. Along with the abomasum, it is considered the true stomach. This chamber’s main function in the digestive process is the absorption of water from the mass being passed through …   Hunting glossary

  • omasum — noun (plural omasa) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, tripe of a bullock Date: 1556 the third chamber of the ruminant stomach that is situated between the reticulum and the abomasum compare rumen …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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