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agastric

 [ah-gas´trik]
having no stomach.

a·gas·tric

(ā-gas'trik),
Without stomach or digestive tract.
[G. a- priv. + gastēr, belly]

agastric

/agas·tric/ (a-gas´trik) having no alimentary canal.

a·gas·tric

(ā-gas'trik)
Without stomach or alimentary (digestive) tract.
[G. a- priv. + gastēr, belly]

agastric

having no stomach.
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It is thought that about 80% of the total phosphorus (P) content in plants are usually found in the form of phytate which is practically not available for agastric or mono-gastric fishes (NRC, 1993).
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Phytate is a major storage form of phosphorus and it is estimated that 80% of total phosphorus is chelated in plant seeds, which is practically not available for agastric fish species (NRC, 1993).
It is thought that about 80% of the total phosphorus (P) content in plants may be found in the form of phytate that is practically not available for agastric or mono-gastric fishes (NRC, 1993).