abomasal

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ab·o·ma·sum

 (ăb′ō-mā′səm)
n. pl. ab·o·ma·sa (-sə)
The fourth division of the stomach in ruminant animals, such as cows, sheep, and deer, in which digestion takes place.

[New Latin abomāsum : Latin ab-, ab- + Latin omāsum, tripe; see omasum.]

ab′o·ma′sal (-səl) adj.

abomasal

(ˌæbəʊˈmeɪsəl)
adj
(Zoology) of or relating to the abomasum
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.abomasal - relating to the abomasum (the fourth compartment of the stomach of ruminants)abomasal - relating to the abomasum (the fourth compartment of the stomach of ruminants)
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Surgery was pursued immediately in order to minimize further complications associated with esophageal obstruction, such as anorexia, cellulitis and abomasal tympany. The prognosis is good for animals suffering from esophageal obstruction if they are treated within 2-12 hours from onset of clinical signs.