Abomasum

Abomasum

(Science: anatomy) The fourth Stomach of the cow. The abomasums of suckling calves are used as a source of rennet, a rennin-containing commercial enzyme preparation used to make cheese. The fourth compartment of the stomach of a ruminant; the one where digestion takes place.Part of the ruminant Stomach designed for digestion via secreting enzymes to breakdown food.


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