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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33185918G>A, the G-bearing genotypes (GA heterozygotes or G allele homozygotes) were associated with a greater weight of the rumen, omasum and testes and a higher fat color score (7.
Shah Faisal Afridi elaborated that the organ Omasum is presently being supplied to China in raw on a very cheap price.
George Sun as saying that Omasum had a huge demand in China due to its nutritious and medicinal value.
The exit point for feed material leaving the reticulum and rumen is located low on the wall of the reticulum where there is a connection with the omasum (Figure 2-5).
OMASUM The third stomach has many layers for absorbing nutrients.
To do this they are doing experiments in small chambers, called parabiotic chambers, that use stomach tissue from sheep to simulate that of the rumen and the omasum, two of the four compartments in a cow's stomach.
Forestomachs--The three nonglandular stomachs found in ruminants; specifically, the rumen, reticulum, and omasum.
40,2) podria haber un juego de palabras con omasum "tripas de buey", expresion e imagen tan horacianas (serm.
Ruminal contractions soon move them to the reticulum where they are entrapped by the reticulorumenal fold and transferred to the omasum, or third stomach chamber.
the reticulorumen and omasum grew roughly proportional to body weight, but on grain and hay the reticulorumen grew at four times and the omasum at two and one-half times body weight.
As the stomach of concentrate eaters or intermediate types has a lesser capacity, larger opening, faster passage rate, and shorter retention time than grass/roughage eaters [32], more indigested forage contents in the rumino-reticulum pass toward the omasum in concentrate eaters or intermediate types than in grass/roughage eaters.
Cattle that died due to the treatment were necropsied and samples of the brain, lung, heart, spleen, kidneys, omasum, abomasum, small and large intestines, and lymph nodes were fixed in 10% formalin, embedded in paraffin, cut at 3 pm, stained by hematoxylin and eosin (HE) (LUNA, 1968), and evaluated by light microscopy.