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cud

(kŭd)
n.
Food regurgitated from the first stomach to the mouth of a ruminant and chewed again.
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carnitine deficiency, systemic primary

An autosomal recessive disorder (OMIM:212140) of fatty acid oxidation caused by defective carnitine transport. Patients present in infancy with hypoketotic hypoglycaemia and acute metabolic decompensation, or later in life with skeletal myopathy or cardiomyopathy. 

Molecular pathology
Caused by defects in SLC22A5, which encodes a protein that is both an organic cation transporter and a high-affinity carnitine transporter.
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cud

the food from the first stomach of a ruminate which, after being mixed with bacteria in the rumen, is regurgitated into the mouth and rechewed.
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Food efficiency (FE), rumination efficiency (RE), number of ruminal cakes per day (NRC), total chewing time per day (TCT) and the number of cud-chewing per day (NCC) were obtained following method by Burger et al.
"He comes from behind the cows" finds the performer striding cautiously through a field of cud-chewing cows.
These cud-chewing ungulates are equipped with a three-chambered stomach and two-toed feet complete with toenails and a tough, leathery sole-pad.
To this day, the merest thought of the South American, cud-chewing member of the camel family is a welcome reminder of the Ogden Nash poem-ette:
One way to curb the disease might be to exclude cud-chewing animals - E.
Cud-chewing animals may be severely affected if they eat a large amount of leaves in a short time.
When news of mad cow disease first began to break, Britons were shocked to discover that their cud-chewing, or ruminant, cattle were being fed animal parts.
Cud-chewing expressed in hours [day.sup.-1], No/bolus and No/day have not changed (Table 3); these results are similar to those obtained by Carvalho et al.
coli O157:H7 occurs naturally in many cud-chewing animals and can be contracted by people through contact with their feces, usually in contaminated ground beef or water.
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