second stomach

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Noun1.second stomach - the second 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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Mr Roberts' second stomach was swiftly removed and he was cured of the painful and rare problem.
RETICULUM The second stomach chamber is far smaller than the rumen.
A second stomach bug - the Winter Vomiting Bug - has now hit 187 staff and patients.