Definition of First stomach
1. Noun. The first compartment of the stomach of a ruminant; here food is collected and returned to the mouth as cud for chewing.
Group relationships: Ruminant
Generic synonyms: Breadbasket, Stomach, Tum, Tummy
Derivative terms: Ruminate
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Literary usage of First stomach
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1. Special Report on Diseases of Cattle by United States Bureau of Animal Industry, Vickers T. Atkinson, William Dickson, William Heyser Harbaugh, James Law, John Robbins Mohler, A. J. Murray, William Herbert Lowe, Leonard Pearson, Brayton Howard Ransom, Milton R. Trumbower, Richard West Hickma (1916)
"PLATE I. Position of the first stomach (rumen or paunch) on the left side. ... From the first stomach regurgitation takes place; that is, ..."
2. American Agriculturist (1848)
"This disease is equally frequent as that of the first stomach, and is commonly know.i by the names of " maw," " far- dal bound," and ..."
3. The American Agriculturist (1846)
"The reason why liquids pass into the third and fourth stomachs is, that unless the gullet-inlet into the first stomach is expanded by a morsel of solid food ..."
4. Philosophical Transactions by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1806)
"When the first stomach of the bullock is laid open by a longitudinal incision ... The oesophagus appears to open into the first stomach, but on each side of ..."
5. The Literary Magazine, and American Register by Charles Brockden Brown (1808)
"When the first stomach of the bullock is laid open, and the solid contents ... The œsophagus appears to open into the first stomach, but on each side of its ..."