View definitions for rumen


noun as in cud

Strong matches

Discover More

Example Sentences

An investigation of the effects of ketoprofen following rumen fistulation surgery in lactating dairy cows.

Austrian researchers found that the digestive microbes in the rumen may be strong enough to break down plastic.

All three were broken down by the microorganisms in the rumen fluid with the powder version breaking down quicker than the other two.

In the past, experiments to break down plastics have relied on single microorganisms but the fluid found in the rumen has proven to be more effective.

Because cows’ stomachs can break down materials similar in structure to plastic, like plant-based polyesters produced by a plant called cutin, the scientists hypothesized that rumen could also break down plastic.

In den Rumen hatten unsre Leute bereits wie die Vandalen gehaust.

When the distention is great, the blood is prevented from circulating in the vessels of the rumen, and is determined to the head.

The danger of jumping or running is greatest when the rumen is distended with food.

The rumen or first stomach of the camels and llamas is provided with so-called “water-cells,” for the storage of water.

The operation should be performed in severe cases only, where the rumen is excessively overloaded and distended.


On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rumen, such as: bolus, chew, food, and quid.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.