omasum omasum

Definition(s):

  • (n) the third compartment of the stomach of a ruminant

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Usage(s):

  • From the reticulum the food would pass through the third (omasum, bullock tripe) and fourth (abomasum, where milk-curdling rennet is manufactured) stomachs, then on into the .

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