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[oh-mey-suh m] /oʊˈmeɪ səm/

noun, plural omasa
[oh-mey-suh] /oʊˈmeɪ sə/ (Show IPA)
the third stomach of a ruminant, between the reticulum and the ; the manyplies.
noun (pl) -sa (-sə)
another name for psalterium
Plural omasa
The third division of the stomach in ruminant animals. It removes excess water from food and further reduces the size of food particles before passing them to the abomasum for digestion by enzymes. See more at ruminant.


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