The opening is increased in size until the operator's hand can be inserted into the rumen.
The danger of jumping or running is greatest when the rumen is distended with food.
When the distention is great, the blood is prevented from circulating in the vessels of the rumen, and is determined to the head.
Sometimes this accident is complicated by a rupture of the rumen, constituting a complicated hernia.
The operation should be performed in severe cases only, where the rumen is excessively overloaded and distended.
The rumen or first stomach of the camels and llamas is provided with so-called “water-cells,” for the storage of water.
If a portion of the contents of the rumen escape into the abdomen, the case will be aggravated by the occurrence of peritonitis.
In den rumen hatten unsre Leute bereits wie die Vandalen gehaust.
"first stomach of a ruminant," 1728, from Latin rumen "the throat," of uncertain origin.
The first and largest division of the stomach in ruminant animals, in which the food is fermented by microorganisms. See more at ruminant.