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date: 11 July 2020

abomasum 

Source:
A Dictionary of Biology
Author(s):
Robert HineRobert Hine

The fourth and final chamber of the stomach of ruminants. It fills from the *omasum and empties into the small intestine. The abomasum is referred to as the ‘true stomach’ as it is in this chamber that protein digestion occurs, in acidic conditions. ... ...

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