Remastication

Re`mas`ti`ca´tion


n.1.The act of masticating or chewing again or repeatedly.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Rumination syndrome was defined as persistent or recurrent regurgitation of recently ingested food into the mouth with subsequent spitting or remastication and swallowing.
The fluid and mucin in saliva act as a lubricant in the mouth and esophagus and assist in the mastication, swallowing, remastication and reswallowing of dry forage.
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To obtain rumination time, the times spent on regurgitation, remastication, resalivation and redeglutition of the cud were added.
A very high percentage of the burs apparently disintegrated because of remastication, releasing the caryopses, which were digested or passed in the feces.
Regurgitation and remastication (i.e., rumination) of previously ingested feed are necessary to reduce particle size and enhance microbial fermentation.
Saliva acts as a lubricant in the mouth and esophagus and assists in the mastication, swallowing, remastication and reswallowing of dry forage.