rumen

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n rumen the first compartment of the stomach of a ruminant; here food is collected and returned to the mouth as cud for chewing
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Rumen The cud of a ruminant.
    • Rumen (Anat) The first stomach of ruminants; the paunch; the fardingbag.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n rumen The cud of a ruminant.
    • n rumen The paunch or first stomach of a ruminant; the largest of the four compartments of the ruminant stomach. It is the one which, with the reticulum or honeycomb, is eaten under the name of tripe. Also called farding-bag. See cuts under Ruminantia and Tragulus.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Rumen rōō′men the paunch and first stomach of a ruminant
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. rumen, - inis, the throat
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L.

Usage

In literature:

DISTENTION OF RUMEN OR PAUNCH WITH FEED.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
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In news:

It occurs as a result of a buildup of fermentation gases in the rumen.
A rapid test that precisely measures rumen starch digestibility of feed ingredients is helping nutritionist Will VanNostran reduce his client herds' ration costs.
For the first time in history, bypass soybean meal has been successfully fortified with a rumen-protected amino acid (lysine).
Feeding high proportions of low-fat dried distillers grain solubles (DDGS) increases dry matter intake with no risk of fat depression, and adding rumen- inert fat increases fat-corrected milk production.
For the first time, bypass soybean meal has been successfully fortified with a rumen-protected amino acid ( lysine ).
For the first time in history, bypass soybean meal has been successfully fortified with a rumen-protected amino acid ( lysine ).
With normal levels of nitrates , a range animal's rumen converts nitrates into nitrite, which converts to ammonia, then to amino acids and, finally, to proteins.
Feeding high proportions of low-fat dried distillers grain solubles (DDGS) increases dry matter intake with no risk of fat depression, and adding rumen -inert fat increases fat-corrected milk production.
Money saving-power of rumen degradable starch.
Altered rumen fermentation, a key cause of milkfat depression, could be alleviated with potassium supplementation in the diet.
Potassium, the rumen , and milkfat depression.
Because cows ruminate 450 – 500 minutes per day, a drop in rumination time is a clear sign that there's something impacting rumen function or animal well-being.
Acute acidosis is characterized by a sudden drop in rumen pH caused by rapid grain overload.
Sampling rumen fluid from fistulated cows is part of the routine at the US Dairy Forage Research Center in Wisconsin.
"If the rumen degradable starch test comes back high, this means the cow can access more energy from the feedstuffs," says Leahy.
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In science:

Etnyre, David Shea Vela-Vick, and Rumen Zarev, Bordered sutured Floer homology and invariants of Legendrian and transverse knots, In preparation, 2011.
On the equivalence of Legendrian and transverse invariants in knot Floer homology
Inken Wohlers∗ † , Noël Malod-Dognin‡ , Rumen Andonov§ , Gunnar W.
CSA: Comprehensive comparison of pairwise protein structure alignments
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