- the omasum.
Origin of psalterium
1855–60; < Late Latin psaltērium the Psalter, the folds of the omasum being likened to the leaves of a book
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Examples from the Web for psalterium
Most, however, have four, the leaf stomach or psalterium being intercalated between the retinaculum and the abomasum.The Anatomy of the Human Peritoneum and Abdominal Cavity
George. S. Huntington
The psalterium is reduced to a mere vestige, and so the stomach has, as in the Tragulina, but three chambers.
Garrod has observed that the chamber of the stomach which varies most among the Pecora is the psalterium.
Psalterium juxta exemplar Alexandrinum bibliothecae regiae: Graecè, 8vo.Brief Lives (Vol. 1 of 2)
And the fact that the "Psalterium Americanum" contained no musical notes or directions also militated against its use.Sabbath in Puritan New England
Alice Morse Earle
- the third compartment of the stomach of ruminants, between the reticulum and abomasumAlso called: omasum
C19: from Latin psaltērium Psalter; from the similarity of its folds to the pages of a book
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