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Word: ruminant

Definition: animal that ruminates; ADJ.


Sentences Containing 'ruminant'

In many countries, it is very commonly used for ruminant livestock.
In ruminant livestock, the cause of clinically serious lactic acidosis is different from the causes described above.
It had a complex digestive system, similar to that of a modern ruminant.
It may be doubted, for instance, whether the Australian marsupials, which are divided into groups differing but little from each other, and feebly representing, as Mr. Waterhouse and others have remarked, our carnivorous, ruminant, and rodent mammals, could successfully compete with these well-developed orders.
Just 100 g of scavenged African ruminant brain matter provide more DHA than is consumed by a typical modern U.S. adult in the course of a week.
Read and see more about the Karakachan horse in this studie from the Department of Animal Science – Non-Ruminant and Other Animals, Faculty of Agriculture,Trakia University.

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