tympanism


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tympanism

an accumulation of gas in the abdominal tract that causes a distension of the abdomen. — tympanitic, adj.
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1965) and its characteristic of not causing tympanism (Paim, 1988), birdsfoot trefoil is a forage species that can be highly exploited in the soil.
2008), condensed tannin concentrations between 3 and 4% decrease the waste of ammonia, prevent the tympanism, increase the absorption of amino acids from the diet in the small intestine, and reduce the methane production in the rumen.