Agastric


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A`gas´tric

    (å`găs´trĭk)
a.1.(Physiol.) Having to stomach, or distinct digestive canal, as the tapeworm.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Phytate represents 60 to 80% of the total phosphorus present in plant feed stuff which cannot be utilized by agastric or mono-gastric fish species like L.
That could be related to morphological changes, even though it is worth mentioning that these are agastric fishes (Ruan et al., 2010).
Agastric species of fish is unable to produce this enzyme and therefore cannot utilize better of nutrients and minerals.
It is common belief that carnivorous fish having stomach for example rainbow trout can tolerate higher levels of citric acid as compare to the agastric fish like L.
The pathological examination documented agastric GIST (c-KIT+, DOG1+) with spindle cell morphology, with a mitotic count of 2/50 HPF thus classified as a "low grade risk," according to Miettinen's classification.
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).