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Descriptor English: Abomasum
Descriptor Spanish: Abomaso
Descriptor Portuguese: Abomaso
Descriptor French: Abomasum
Entry term(s): Abomasums
Tree number(s): A13.869.106
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000018
Scope note: The fourth stomach of ruminating animals. It is also called the "true" stomach. It is an elongated pear-shaped sac lying on the floor of the abdomen, on the right-hand side, and roughly between the seventh and twelfth ribs. It leads to the beginning of the small intestine. (From Black's Veterinary Dictionary, 17th ed)
Annotation: a ruminant's 4th stomach; dis: coord IM with STOMACH DISEASES /vet (IM); neopl: coord IM with STOMACH NEOPLASMS /vet (IM) + histol type /vet (IM); ulcer: coord IM with STOMACH ULCER /vet (IM)
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Stomach (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note: 68
History Note: 68
DeCS ID: 20
Unique ID: D000018
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Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1995/05/18
Abomasum - Preferred
Concept UI M0000020
Scope note The fourth stomach of ruminating animals. It is also called the "true" stomach. It is an elongated pear-shaped sac lying on the floor of the abdomen, on the right-hand side, and roughly between the seventh and twelfth ribs. It leads to the beginning of the small intestine. (From Black's Veterinary Dictionary, 17th ed)
Preferred term Abomasum
Entry term(s) Abomasums



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