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  • adj. of, relating to, or situated inside the rumen

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Ruminant; ruminating.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as ruminant. [Rare.] Imp. Dict.


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  • Effects of seasonal changes in food quality and food intake on the transport of sodium and butyrate across ruminal eupithelium of reindeer.

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  • However the high CP content of fodder trees leaves may not confer any direct nutritional benefit to the animal unless these proteins are protected against ruminal degradation.

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  • The presence of condensed tannins in some fodder tree leaves affords some protection against ruminal degradation, and thereby delivers significant amounts of plant protein for absorption in the intestinal tract.

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  • JONES, R.J. (1985) Leucaena toxicity and ruminal degradation of mimosine.

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  • Short rotation, hardwood tree biomass as potential ruminant feed-chemical composition, nylon bag ruminal degradation and ensilement of selected species.

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