reticulo-omasal orifice

reticulo-omasal orifice

aperture in the gastric groove as it passes from the reticulum into the omasum. Obstruction by a foreign body causes ruminal distention and hypermotility and the passage of small amounts of feces. See also vagus indigestion.

reticulo-omasal orifice-o. sphincter achalasia
part of the vagus indigestion pathogenesis; causes accumulation of ingesta in the reticulorumen. Called also anterior functional stenosis.
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Rumen and reticulum ingesta are transported through the reticulo-omasal orifice and strained (as if through a "screen"), allowing the passage of small particles of food along with the soluble nutrients in ruminal fluids.