adjective see abomasum

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • abomasal — See abomasum. * * * …   Universalium

  • abomasal — adjective Of or related to the abomasum …   Wiktionary

  • abomasal — æbÉ™ meɪsl adj. referring to the fourth stomach in cud chewing animals …   English contemporary dictionary

  • abomasal — ab·o·ma·sal …   English syllables

  • abomasal — adjective relating to the abomasum (the fourth compartment of the stomach of ruminants) • Pertains to noun: ↑abomasum • Derivationally related forms: ↑abomasum * * * |abō|māsəl, bə adjective Etymology: New Latin abomasum + English …   Useful english dictionary

  • abomasal enzyme — Rennin Ren nin (r[e^]n n[i^]n), n. (Biochem.) A milk clotting enzyme obtained from the true stomach (abomasum) of a suckling calf. Mol. wt. about 31,000. Also called {chymosin}, {rennase}, and {abomasal enzyme}. [Merck Man. 11] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • abomasal atony — inadequate tone in the abomasal muscles, often seen in postparturient cows and a contributing factor to right and left displacement of the abomasum (see under displacement) …   Medical dictionary

  • abomasal torsion — torsion of the abomasum twisting of the abomasum of a cow, often three to six weeks after birth of a calf and after subclinical right displacement of the abomasum (see under displacement); symptoms include distention of the abdomen, acute… …   Medical dictionary

  • abomasal bloat — bloat in calves or lambs on milk replacement diets, seen especially when the milk replacer is warm or contains insoluble ingredients or if the animals have not been fed for a few hours and drink too much. The distended abomasum may compress… …   Medical dictionary

  • abomasal groove — the part of the gastric groove of a ruminant that is located in the abomasum …   Medical dictionary

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