omasum


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  • noun

Synonyms for omasum

the third compartment of the stomach of a ruminant

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The omasum uses muscle action to press and further break down chewed grass cud into smaller pieces and squeeze out excess water.
the reticulorumen and omasum grew roughly proportional to body weight, but on grain and hay the reticulorumen grew at four times and the omasum at two and one-half times body weight.
The components included internal organs (liver, heart, lungs and trachea, tongue, kidneys, and spleen), emptied and cleaned digestive tract (rumen, reticulum, omasum, abomasum, and small and large intestines), hide, head, feet, and carcass.
Therefore, whenever possible, entire carcasses or appropriate samples, including fixed and fresh specimens of liver, rumen, abomasum, omasum, reticulum, small intestine, large intestine, and brain, and when possible, whole blood, serum, feces, and rumen contents, should be submitted to a diagnostic lab for investigation.
Rumen fermentation, microbial protein synthesis, and nutrient flow to the omasum in cattle offered corn silage, grass silage, or whole-crop wheat.
The reticulum and omasum of cattle, sheep, and goats grow in the same way as the stomach as a whole, with great intensity in the postnatal period, but the abomasum grows more quickly, especially in volume, during fetal development.
Once the contents had been removed, the weight of rumen, reticulum, omasum, abomasum, large and small intestines, liver, heart, spleen, lungs, and trachea was measured.
Forestomach Dietary Amino acids Ration Rumen Omasum Abomasum Aspartic acid 6.
The digestive tract (esophagus, rumen, reticulum, omasum, abomasum, and small and large intestines) content was removed before the digestive tract was flushed with tap water, the excess water was then stripped manually, and weighed again.