third stomach

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Related to third stomach: omasum, rumen, omasa, Ruminants
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Noun1.third stomach - the third compartment of the stomach of a ruminantthird stomach - 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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Also, I was using tripe (Omasum) in my work, and so vernacular phrases used by butchers to describe the third stomach of the cow as 'the bible' because of its delicate leaves of a book-like structure took on an extra meaning.
The omasum, or third stomach, is extremely high in collagen and low in protein and its amino acids.
OMASUM The third stomach has many layers for absorbing nutrients.