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o·ma·sum

 (ō-mā′səm)
n. pl. o·ma·sa (-sə)
The third division of the stomach of a ruminant animal, located between the abomasum and the reticulum. Also called manyplies.

[Latin omāsum, bullock's tripe, probably of Gaulish origin.]
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omasum

(əʊˈmeɪsəm)
n, pl -sa (-sə)
(Zoology) another name for psalterium
[C18: from Latin: bullock's tripe]
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o•ma•sum

(oʊˈmeɪ səm)

n., pl. -sa (-sə).
the third stomach of a ruminant, between the reticulum and the abomasum.
[1700–10; < New Latin; Latin omāsum ox's tripe]
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o·ma·sum

(ō-mā′səm)
The third division of the stomach in ruminant animals. It removes excess water from food and further reduces the size of food particles before passing them to the abomasum for digestion by enzymes. See more at ruminant.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.omasum - the third compartment of the stomach of a ruminantomasum - the third compartment of the stomach of a ruminant
ruminant - any of various cud-chewing hoofed mammals having a stomach divided into four (occasionally three) compartments
stomach, tum, tummy, breadbasket - an enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary canal; the principal organ of digestion
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