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Synonyms for abomasum

the fourth compartment of the stomach of a ruminant

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Sheep haemonchosis is a parasitic disease caused by Haemonchus contortus, a nematode species that during its adult stage lives in the host's abomasa.
Small rocks (5-8mm diameter) were found in the abomasa of 26 of the 31 caribou whose stomachs were examined.
The reduced RBC counts, Hb and PCV values in infected groups may be attributed to the bleeding of abomasa due to the injuries caused by the Haemonchus similar to that described by Abdel (1992).
PCV decreased from week 2 to 9 PI due to sucking of blood from abomasa by adult H.