tum

Definitions of tum
  1. noun
    an enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary canal; the principal organ of digestion
    synonyms: breadbasket, stomach, tummy
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    craw, crop
    a pouch in many birds and some lower animals that resembles a stomach for storage and preliminary maceration of food
    first stomach, rumen
    the first compartment of the stomach of a ruminant; here food is collected and returned to the mouth as cud for chewing
    reticulum, second stomach
    the second compartment of the stomach of a ruminant
    omasum, psalterium, third stomach
    the third compartment of the stomach of a ruminant
    abomasum, fourth stomach
    the fourth compartment of the stomach of a ruminant; the one where digestion takes place
    type of:
    internal organ, viscus
    a main organ that is situated inside the body
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