Manyplies Ma"ny*plies, n. [Many, adj. + plies, pl. of ply a fold.] (Anat.) The third division, or that between the reticulum, or honeycomb stomach, and the abomasum, or rennet stomach, in the stomach of ruminants; the omasum; the psalterium. So called from the numerous folds in its mucous membrane. See Illust of {Ruminant}. [1913 Webster]

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  • manyplies — [men′ē plīz΄] n. 〚 MANY + pl. of PLY1〛 OMASUM * * * man·y·plies (mĕnʹĭ plīz ) n. See omasum …   Universalium

  • manyplies — [men′ē plīz΄] n. [ MANY + pl. of PLY1] OMASUM …   English World dictionary

  • manyplies — noun An omasum …   Wiktionary

  • manyplies — many·plies men ē .plīz n pl but usu sing in constr OMASUM * * * many·plies (menґĭ plīz″) omasum …   Medical dictionary

  • manyplies — menɪplacz n. third stomach in cud chewing animals (Zoology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • manyplies — /ˈmɛniplaɪz/ (say meneepluyz) noun the omasum (so called from the plies or folds of its membrane). {many + plies, plural of ply2} …   Australian English dictionary

  • manyplies — …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 * * …   Medical dictionary

  • maniplies — variant of manyplies * * * maniplies see manyplies …   Useful english dictionary

  • moniplies — ˈmäniˌplīz Scotland variant of manyplies * * * moniplies variant of manyplies …   Useful english dictionary

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