Abomasum
Abomasum Ab`o*ma"sum, ||Abomasus Ab`o*ma"sus, n. [NL., fr. L. ab + omasum (a Celtic word).] (Anat.) The fourth or digestive stomach of a ruminant, which leads from the third stomach omasum. See {Ruminantia}. [1913 Webster]

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  • abomasum — [abɔmasɔm] ou abomasus [abɔmasys] n. m. ÉTYM. Déb. XVIIIe (attesté dans Trévoux, 1740); en angl., 1706; du lat. sc. abomasus, um, de ab , et omasum « tripes de bœuf ». ❖ ♦ Didact. (sc.). Quatrième compartiment de l estomac des ruminants, ayant… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • abomasum — [ab΄ə mā′səm] n. pl. abomasa [ab΄ə mā′sə] [ModL < AB + OMASUM] the fourth, or digesting, chamber of the stomach of a cud chewing animal, as the cow: see RUMINANT …   English World dictionary

  • Abomasum — The abomasum, also known as the maw [http://www.chambersharrap.co.uk/chambers/index.shtml The Chambers Dictionary, Ninth Edition, Chambers Harrap Publishers, 2003] ] , and the rennet bag, is the fourth and final stomach compartment in ruminants.… …   Wikipedia

  • Abomasum — Caillette (organe)  Pour l’article homonyme, voir caillette.  Système digestif d un ruminant (vache). m. œsophage, v. rumen ou panse, n. réticulum ou réseau, b. omasu …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Abomasum — šliužas statusas T sritis gyvūnų anatomija, gyvūnų morfologija atitikmenys: lot. Abomasum ryšiai: platesnis terminas – skrandis siauresnis terminas – didžioji kreivė siauresnis terminas – mažoji kreivė siauresnis terminas – pasieninis paviršius… …   Veterinarinės anatomijos, histologijos ir embriologijos terminai

  • abomasum — noun (plural abomasa) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin ab + omasum ox s tripe Date: circa 1706 the fourth compartment of the ruminant stomach that follows the omasum and has a true digestive function compare rumen, reticulum • abomasal …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • abomasum — /ab euh may seuhm/, n., pl. abomasa / seuh/. the fourth or true stomach of cud chewing animals, lying next to the omasum. See diag. under ruminant. [1700 10; < NL; see AB , OMASUM] * * * …   Universalium

  • abomasum — noun The fourth or digestive stomach of a ruminant, which leads from the third stomach, the omasum. Syn: rennet stomach …   Wiktionary

  • abomasum — ab·oma·sum .ab ō mā səm n, pl sa sə the fourth compartment of the ruminant stomach that follows the omasum and has a true digestive function compare RUMEN, RETICULUM ab·oma·sal səl adj …   Medical dictionary

  • abomasum — æbÉ™ meɪsÉ™m n. fourth stomach in cud chewing animals …   English contemporary dictionary

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