omasum


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omasum

(ō-mā′səm)
n. pl. oma·sa (-sə)
The third division of the stomach of a ruminant animal, located between the abomasum and the reticulum. Also called manyplies.

omasum

one of four chambers in the RUMINANT STOMACH, lying between the fermentation section and the true stomach.

omasum

the third and smallest compartment of the forestomachs of the ruminant. Connects with the reticulum through the reticulo-omasal orifice and with the abomasum through the omasoabomasal orifice. Called also the bible because of its many, tightly packed leaves.
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The amounts of SNAN and peptides in the rumen, omasum and duodenal were significantly higher in the IC and AHC diet groups compared to the control group (p<0.
Protein supplements did not affect diurnal variation in soluble protein concentration entering into the omasum.
Flow of soluble non-ammonia nitrogen in the liquid phase of digesta entering the omasum of dairy cows given grass silage based diets.
5 kg weight inserted into the abomasum for securing the sampling device in the omasum.
1987) reported that concentrations in the rumen and estimated flow to the omasum of peptides (including free amino acids) for low CP (14.
These results suggest that RDP contents, increased by higher level and degradability of dietary protein, may increase release of free amino acids, peptides and soluble proteins in the rumen and omasum from ruminal degradation and solubilization of dietary proteins.
1987b) that concentrations in the rumen and estimated flow to the omasum of peptide (including free amino acid) for low CP (14.
Weights of head, fore and rear legs, lungs, rumen and reticulum, and omasum were higher in CBK compared with BCBK and JNC.