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abomasum
n. fourth stomach in cud chewing animals

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Abomasum
The abomasum, also known as the maw, rennet-bag, or reed tripe, is the fourth and final stomach compartment in ruminants. It secretes rennet, which is used in cheese creation.It is very important and it is the last part of the stomach .

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abomasum

Noun
1. the fourth compartment of the stomach of a ruminant; the one where digestion takes place
(synonym) fourth stomach
(hypernym) stomach, tummy, tum, breadbasket
(part-holonym) ruminant


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abomasum
n. abomasum, fourth stomach in cud chewing animals

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

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